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Empress Cottages, Farnborough

Description: Empress Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 September 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 137890

OS Grid Reference: SU8766656470
OS Grid Coordinates: 487666, 156470
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3006, -0.7439

Location: Highgate Lane, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 8BX

Locality: Farnborough
Local Authority: Rushmoor Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: GU14 8BX

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Listing Text

(west side)
Empress Cottages
(Nos 1, 3 and 5)
SU 8756 4/62 18.9.81
Includes No 2 (Empress Cottages) Highgate Lane. C1840. Gothic Revival irregular
block, of severe Jacobean flavour. 2 storeys, with some ground floor
outshots. Steep red tile roof with many gables; prominent chimney stacks
with raking offsets. Red brick walling in Monk bond above first floor
projecting band, Flemish bond below.

Casements, some with mullions and transoms, in chamfered reveals, tile cills;
diamond leaded lights surviving in part. Ground floor enriched by open
porches, elaborate hood to window, bays with tile roofing. Prominent corner
site, at junction with Highgate Lane.

Listing NGR: SU8762456569

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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