A pair of houses, formerly three. Early C19.
Reason for Listing
378 and 380 Bloomfield Road and the attached railings are listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Architectural interest: despite the conversion of two of the cottages into a single dwelling, they are externally well-preserved early-C19 workers' cottages;
* Design interest: their symmetrical and balanced design displays good quality craftsmanship using local materials
This pair of attached cottages date from the early C19. They were originally built as three dwellings and are depicted as such on the first edition Ordnance Survey map of 1888 and also on the third edition map of 1932. Sometime after this date, the central and right-hand cottages were converted to a single dwelling.
MATERIALS: Limestone ashlar, slate or concrete tile (no. 378) roof with three ashlar stacks.
PLAN: A compact block, with a large, later extension to the rear.
EXTERIOR: Two storeys with basement, three windows, all sashes, two sixteen pane and one twelve pane at each floor, and a sash to the basement. To the right it has a four panelled door, to the left a six panelled one (part-glazed) and with a blocked former doorway to the centre. Mid plat-band, moulded cornice, blocking course and parapet, returned to right, which has two twelve-pane sash windows over one. Each house has a separately enclosed basement area, with a stone curb, and accesses between under an access store with doorway.
INTERIORS: Not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: Attached spearheaded railings.
Source: English Heritage
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