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Description: The Villa
Date Listed: 4 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 135154
OS Grid Reference: SP0189035995
OS Grid Coordinates: 401890, 235995
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0224, -1.9739
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SP 03 NW DUMBLETON BLACKSMITH'S LANE, Dumbleleton Villa
2/57 The Villa
House. Early C19. Red brick; slate roof; brick stacks.
Rectangular plan to main body with large service range/former
smithy at right angles to rear. Two storeys. Symmetrical 3-
windowed facade: two canted bays with 16-pane sashes to the ground
floor; three 16-pane sashes to the first floor. Central late
C18-early C19 door now with 4-glazed panels and two flush panels,
fanlight over within a gabled porch with lattice-work sides and
decorative column supports on an artificial stone plinth.
Segmental-headed casements; two half dormers with sash windows and
C19 fixed casements with glazing bars to the north front of the
service range/smithy. Gable-end stacks with brick dentils to the
main body. Interior not inspected. Former home of Ann Staite
whose diaries covering the period 1880-1892 are outlined in Susan
Oldacre's The Blacksmith's Daughter 1983.
Listing NGR: SP0189035995
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Source: English Heritage
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