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Description: Shrubbery Cottage
The Shrubbery House
Date Listed: 31 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 141962
OS Grid Reference: SU7582042437
OS Grid Coordinates: 475820, 142437
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1762, -0.9167
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SU 74 SE FROYLE MAIN ROAD UPPER
5/74 The Shrubbery House, and
31/07/63 listed as the Old
Large House, the north wing now used as a separate dwelling (cottage). C18, with
extensions of c1900. Brick walls and tiled roof. The building is at right angles
to the roadway, the original part being L-shaped with the north wing adjoining
the road; larger additions to the south east and rear are of the Edwardian period.
The front (south west) is of 2 storeys, with 2 octagonal 2 storeyed bays and
22.214.171.124 windows, the taller extension projecting forwards, with a rectangular bay,
of 3.1 windows. Hipped tile roof (small slate section). Walls of Flemish bond,
parapet with coping, rubbed flat arches, 1st floor bond and plinth to the bays and
to the extension. Sashes in reveals. At the junction of the old and newer parts
is an Edwardian semi-circular porch, with parapet (raised in the centre above a
niche containing a statue of a saint), entablature, narrow flanking sash windows,
pilasters, fanlight, and 6-panelled door. The roadside elevation is 2 storeys
and attic, 3 above 5 windows. Tile roof, brick dentil eaves, 2 flat roofed
dormers. Painted walls in Flemish bond, cambered ground floor openings. Oak
casements and plain doorway. The rear is a complex of projecting units (c1900)
with gables, tile-hanging, painted brick and rendered walls, and vernacular
Listing NGR: SU7582242445
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Source: English Heritage
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