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Description: Tent Room and Attached Accomodation Block, Sezincote House
Date Listed: 11 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 128748
OS Grid Reference: SP1713931089
OS Grid Coordinates: 417139, 231089
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9780, -1.7519
SEZINCOTE SEZINCOTE PARK
SP 13 SE
4/110 Tent Room and attached accommodation
block, Sezincote House
Detached accommodation block, now flats with 'tent room', attached
far right. Tent room 1800 -1805. Flats mid C19. Ashlar
limestone, slate roof. Rectangular plan breaking forward at
centre, octagonal tent room far right. Engaged octagonal columns
at corners of central projection extended up above roof level.
Main body 2 storeys stepped down on right with single storey 'tent
room' attached far right. Irregular fenestration. Windows to
first floor of main body mostly 8-pane sashes flanked by tall 4-
pane sashes with curved hoods supported by paired octagonal columns
standing on semi-circular bases, over central windows. Glazed
double doors to balcony right. Tent room breaks forward far
right. Engaged octagonal columns at corners extended up above roof
level. Central glazed entrance with pointed and cusped light with
radiating glazing bars at top of cast-iron open work steps up to
entrance with models of Brahmin bulls at base. Cast iron grill in
front of doors. Octagonal pyramidal roof with central open-sided
octagonal minaret with stone dome and pointed finial. Hipped roof
to main body with 2 axial stacks and right gable end stack. Tent
room, originally Sir Charles Cockerell's bedroom, was formerly
linked to the house via a curved passage fronted by iron trellis
Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SP1713931089
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Source: English Heritage
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