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Delph Cottage York Cottage, Red Cottage and Mitre Cottage, Thornton-Cleveleys

Description: Delph Cottage York Cottage, Red Cottage and Mitre Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 184801

OS Grid Reference: SD3168744087
OS Grid Coordinates: 331687, 444087
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8885, -3.0408

Location: 2 Way Gate, Hardhorn and Thornton, Lancashire FY5 1AP

Locality: Thornton-Cleveleys
Local Authority: Wyre Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: FY5 1AP

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Listing Text


1/22 York Cottage, Red Cottage
and Mitre Cottage


Includes No 117 (Delph Cottage), Rossall Road.
Four dwellings, 1901, by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Brick, rendered and whitewashed,
with red tiled hipped and swept roofs. In a free version of Arts and Crafts
domestic style. Group of 4 ranges of building of 2 storeys, joined at their
rear corners to form a quadrangle, with central courtyard approached by
arches through the north and south ranges, the 4 dwellings ingeniously
disposed with their front doors in the re-entrants. The windows (all
casements with leaded lights) are close to the ground on the ground floor
but hug the eaves of the first floor.

Originally conceived as parts of minor elements in a comprehensive scheme for
development of Rossall Beach Estate, sketched by Lutyens 1901-02. (R.I.B.A.
Lut. 28/13/10: plans, sections and elevations for group of 10 cottages
include end groups of 4 which match the item listed. Few other elements
were executed, all in modified form by T.G. Lumb).

Listing NGR: SD3168644116

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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