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Description: F W McAulay Cottages
Date Listed: 22 November 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 164438
OS Grid Reference: TA2084007620
OS Grid Coordinates: 520840, 407620
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5513, -0.1775
The following building shall be added:
AYLESBY AYLESBY ROAD
TA 20 NW
7/1A F W McAulay Cottages
Almshouses. c1920. Red brick with ashlar dressings and pantile roofs. 6 tall
square brick stacks. Coped gabled with kneelers. Single storey plus attic.
17 bay front. Centre 3 bays project slightly and are crowned by a large Dutch
gable. Central doorway with overlight, and ashlar surround with flat hood and
ashlar panel linking it with an upper sash window, which is topped by a curved,
broken pediment. Either side are single glazing bar sashes. Slightly set-back
to either side are 6 bay wings, each with 6 glazing bar sashes and above 6 raking
dormers each with a small glazing bar sash. At either end are symmetrical pavilions
with a central glazing bar sash flanked by narrow sashes with above in the gable
a single small glazing bar sash. The rear facade is very similar though with
a Doric colonnade linking all the cottages together by a covered walk. The eastern
pavilion contains the Trustees Meeting Room with an ashlar bolection mould fireplace
and simple exposed queen post roof. Some cottages retain original Royal Doulton
tiled fireplaces. These cottages were built in memory of F W McAulay; Captain
who fell in action at Fonquervillers, France, May 21 1916, aged 25.
Listing NGR: TA2084007620
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Source: English Heritage
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