A former coach house and coachman's cottage, built in c1800, and now converted to a house.
Reason for Listing
* Architectural interest: as a former coach house with coachman's cottage, the cottage being built in a decorative Gothick style, and the coach house retaining some indication of its former function;
* Group Value: the mews buildings are associated with the listed terraced houses of London Road, immediately to the south.
The former coach house and coachman's cottage was converted to a house in the C20, with substantial re-modelling of the north elevation, facing Lambridge Mews, at some time after 1994.
MATERIALS: limestone ashlar with a Welsh slate roof.
PLAN: double depth plan, single depth cottage facing garden, back-to-
back with single depth coach-house fronting Lambridge Mews, each under
EXTERIOR: garden front has two storeys and cellar, three-bays. Ground floor has doorway to left, two panels with three by two panes above, central window three by two fixed light, right hand one two light modern casement. Three openings have matched pointed interlace heads. Platband at first floor level. First floor has three quatrefoil windows with original glazing. Cornice band, castellated parapet, gable coping, ashlar ridge stacks with weathering, no pots. A single storey conservatory is attached to the rear and runs the width of the house. The elevation facing Lambridge Mews, is built in ashlar. Until recently the front elevation contained double coach-doors. One of the coach-door openings has been retained and used as a ground floor window with multi-pane casements over timber, all under a six-pane horizontal light. The second coach-door has been partially infilled, with half the opening retained for the current timber entrance door with three-pane horizontal light over. First floor has two three-by-two modern sash windows. Plain roof with gable coping.
INTERIOR: cottage interior (in 1994) has three plain original fireplaces with iron hob grates and a staircase with turned balusters. The interior of the coach house is plain, with replacement timbers in the roof.
Source: English Heritage
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