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Description: Mead House
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 140485
OS Grid Reference: SU3067248320
OS Grid Coordinates: 430672, 148320
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2332, -1.5621
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3048 APPLESHAW APPLESHAW
7/25 Mead House
20.12.60 as The Laurels)
House. Early C18, with early C19 alterations. Brick walls, and roof of slate,
and tile. Queen Anne .house-with a symmetrical front (west) of 2 storeys and
attic, 2.1.2 windows. Ripped slate roof with a wife eaves and plaster soffit,
3 dormers with cambered leaded roofs. Red brick walls of header bond, high
plinth, stone 1st floor band and cills, openings having rubber cambered arches
(now cement covered) with keystones. Sashes in reveals. The doorway (early C19)
has a large moulded canopy, with ¾ Doric columns, a plain frame enclosing a
Gothic fanlight and a 6-panelled door. At each side there is a wall, with a
dropped curve (from band level) and then a level top extending to simple piers
with stone ball finials. The south elevation of 2 windows includes early
C19 alterations; hipped slate roof, 2 large sashes at the east side, and on
the west side a filled window above a French window. The east elevation also
has enlarged early C19 fenestration, but the roof is tiled, with 2 C20 flat-
roofed dormers; there is a small ½-glazed door in the centre, below the
staircase window. A single-storeyed service wing, extending eastwards, has a
tile roof and a section of upper floor (C2Q) with tile-hung walls and a flat
roof. The north elevation, for the most part, has walls containing (13)
narrow horizontal flint bands.
Listing NGR: SU3066948318
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Source: English Heritage
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