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Description: The Myrtles
Date Listed: 21 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 132180
OS Grid Reference: ST6988797582
OS Grid Coordinates: 369887, 197582
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6762, -2.4369
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ST 69 NE ALKINGTON A38, Newport
4/36 The Myrtles
Detached house and adjoining former carriage store, now garage.
Mid c18. Brick with stone plinth and dressings. Cotswold
stone slate roof, brick end stacks. U-shape, originally 2 separate
front and rear ranges linked by a covered passage probably during
C19. 2 storeys and attic. 3 windows, 4-pane C19 sashes with
moulded stone architrave and triple keystone. 2 similar on ground
floor with central doorcase with moulded dentil cornice projecting
forward over central triple keystone and side consoles. C20 door
with 6 fielded panels and semi-circular radial fanlight, up 2 large
semi-circular stone steps. 3 gabled dormers with plain pediments
and 4-pane sashes. Stone sill band on ground floor, plat band
between floors, panelled pilaster strips and moulded cornice, with
small brick parapet.
Interior retains much original joinery including fine open well
stair. Former carriage store has rendered front on brick, with
single large curved gable with moulded edge and hipped pantile roof
to rear. Double carriage arch with curved timber lintel and double
timber doors, and 3 round keyed oculi in gable over.
Listing NGR: ST6988797582
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Source: English Heritage
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