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Description: 42, Main Street
Date Listed: 21 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 186619
OS Grid Reference: SK9033413656
OS Grid Coordinates: 490334, 313656
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7130, -0.6642
SK 91 SW COTTESMORE MAIN STREET (North Side)
7/51A No. 42
Cottage, formerly pair. Mid C19. By Henry Roberts.
Red brick with stone quoins, gable cornice, and dressings and Welsh slate
roof with brick and stone ornamental ridge stack. 2 storeys of 2 2-light
casements under 2 gables with 2 3-light casements below. On left end in
inner angle a 2-light, formerly door, and 1-light, and on right end in
inner angle a door and a 1-light. Further 2-light casements on end gables.
Roberts, as architect to the Society for Improving the conditions of
the Labouring Classes, was a pioneer in the field of working-class housing
and his designs were published by the Society for landowners and others
to use. This cottage, originally a pair, is to one of these designs.
Curl, J.S. The Life and Work of Henry Roberts 1805-1876, Chichester,
1983, p. 123 end fig. 41.
Listing NGR: SK9033413656
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Source: English Heritage
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