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Description: Honeysuckle Cottage
Date Listed: 29 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 186987
OS Grid Reference: SK9093804329
OS Grid Coordinates: 490938, 304329
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6291, -0.6579
SK 90 SW CHURCH ROAD (West Side)
6/149 No. 5 (Honeysuckle Cottage)
(including No 6. Post Office Lane)
Pair of model cottages. Mid C19. By Henry Roberts. Red brick with stone
hood moulds and Collyweston slate roof with brick ornamental ridge stack.
2 storeys of 2 2-light iron-framed casements under 2 gables. 2 similar
3-lights to ground floor. On either end in angle a small C20 flat-roofed
porch with part-glazed door. Further similar casements on end gable.
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. These cottages are to one of those designs. Curl, J.S., The Life
and Work of Henry Roberts 1803-1876, Chichester, 1983, fig. 36. Nos.
14 and 15, The Green (q.v.) are to the same design. Included for group
Listing NGR: SK9093804329
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