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Description: The Fairway 3
Date Listed: 12 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 101926
OS Grid Reference: SZ0873692437
OS Grid Coordinates: 408736, 92437
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7315, -1.8776
SZ 0892 ST ANTHONY'S ROAD
14/155 No 3 (The Fairway)
Villa. 1908. By H E Hawker and Arnold Mitchell for Alfred Hutchins. Red brick
in Flemish bond to ground floor; fish-scale tile-hung above. Plain tile roof.
2 Storeys with attic and cellar. 2 x 5 bays with tourelle at south-west corner.
Wooden mullion-and-transom windows with casements, the upper lights and some
others leaded, tiled off-sets marking floor levels, and oversailing eaves.
Entrance front: left, entrance, bay has battered side wall; large,
scarlet-brick, segmental arch to internal porch which has panelled door with
decorative glass and 3-light window on its right, both under flat brick arches;
4-light canted bay window to 1st floor; corbelled 4-light attic window under hip
of roof. Right bay has tourelle with 3-light windows on each floor and swept
conical roof with finial. Between the 2 bays, lateral stack with triple
Garden front: irregular, the bays expressing plan. Ashlar plinth band and
ground-floor cill band. Doors are glazed with glazing bars. Verandah
connecting tourelle and two 2-storey bay windows is tiled and has wooden posts
to pent roof (which forms 1st floor off-set) and above its left end a tile-hung
balcony. Left bay (drawing room), has door on right of tourelle and door onto
balcony from tourelle. Bay 2 (dining room) has canted bay window to ground
floor and rectangular bay window above with balcony door. Bay 3 (billiard room)
has door with 2-light window above on left of 2-storey canted bay window, all
under tile-hung gable with corbelled 3-light attic window. Bay 4 (day nursery)
has door with side-lights all having overlights. Bay 5, under catslide roof
with lst-floor oculus, has canted conservatory projecting forward on ground
floor with leaded casement windows of 2 lights on left and 3-over-5 lights to
centre under glazed gable; glass roof now covered by felt tiles. Roof hipped,
with tall, double-corniced stacks.
Interior: retains contemporary fireplaces, panelled doors, picture rails and
cornices. The stair/entrance hall is panelled and has fireplace,
decoratively-glazed windows and plain, square section balusters to stair.
Elaborate decorative fireplaces with over-mirrors to billiard room (which
retains marble floor-plates for billiard table) and to drawing room (which
retains original gold-starred ceiling paper). The house formed part of an
estate developed 1907-14 largely to provide holiday homes for Scottish gentry,
although No.3 was built for A Hutchins, an American.
Listing NGR: SZ0873692437
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Source: English Heritage
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