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Description: Duck House Including Garden Wall and Railings
Date Listed: 4 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 104140
OS Grid Reference: ST6397116381
OS Grid Coordinates: 363971, 116381
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9457, -2.5142
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Duck House including
garden wall and
ST 6316 1/221
Early to mid C19. High 2 storey 3 window ashlar front at right angles
to road. Wide eaves soffit with paired brackets above pilasters. One
central dormer. Sash windows to 1st floor. Central round-headed doorway
with reeded imposts, fanlight. Ground floor windows are large Venetian
sashes set in sunk etched panels. Incised decoration in spandrels. Fluted
pilasters strips between lights and fluted archivolt. A wall of rough
ashlar and dwarf wall and railings enclose the garden to the south east
of the house. A short length of wall is attached to the left angle of
the house; beyond it is a gate flanked by a pier; to south-east again is
a stone dwarf wall with ashlar coping. Railings have uprights with spear-headed
finials and panelled standards at intervals. Probably contemporary with
Nos 1 to 8 (consec), Duck House including garden wall and railings, Gainsborough
House including Dwarf wall, railings and gate, outbuilding to south of
Gainsborough House, gate piers to the Old Bidewell, The Antique Shop, Lodbourne
Hall, Ye Olde Cottage including garden walls and railings form a group.
Listing NGR: ST6397116381
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Source: English Heritage
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