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Description: Delph Cottage
York Cottage, Red Cottage and Mitre Cottage
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
SD 34 SW THORNTON CLEVELEYS WAY GATE (South Side)
Off ROSSALL ROAD
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
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Source: English Heritage
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