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Description: Bifrons Cottage
Date Listed: 14 March 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 171363
OS Grid Reference: TR1887555356
OS Grid Coordinates: 618875, 155356
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2553, 1.1354
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5273 PATRIXBOURNE THE STREET
TR 1855 28/473
Probably the dower house of Bifrons mansion. Similar to the other cottages
ornés in the estate village built or altered in the mid-late C19, but larger.
The north-east front is half-H-shaped. Tiled roof with grouped chimney stacks.
Two storeys in painted brick, the first floor of the wings faced with roughcast.
Three gables. Three windows, casements. The first floor of the wings oversails
and is supported on elaborate carved columns. Scalloped bargeboards to the
gables. Small bay on the ground floor of the centre portion, including door
and flanking lights. The north-west front is of higher elevation. One window.
Gable with similar bargeboards and coronet and date 1870. Bay window of 3
tiers of 5 lights on ground and first floors. Small gabled porch to the north-east
Listing NGR: TR1887855357
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Source: English Heritage
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