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Description: The Red House
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 188928
OS Grid Reference: SP5369099347
OS Grid Coordinates: 453690, 299347
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5893, -1.2089
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ENDERBY BROAD STREET
9/8 No 1 (The Red House)
House. Early C19, extended mid C19, with traces of slightly earlier structure
in north wall. Pale red brick with some granite rubble in north wall. Cogged
brick eaves, Welsh slate roof brick chimneys. Main block is L-plan, of 3 storeys
and 3 bays, the right bay gabled and projecting. Gable end of right bay has
3-storey canted bay window of late C19-C20 date, with 3-pane sashes, moulded
wooden cornices and hipped roof. Left return of this bay has 3-pane sash windows
with segmental heads to lower storeys and C20 paired barred wooden casement
to top floor. Centre bay, has narrow 3-pane sashes and door, the first floor
window with segmental head. Left bay is extension of c1840 and has 4-pane sashes
and C20 canted bay window to ground floor. 6-panelled door with porch in angle
between right bays. Door has reeded mid rail and reeded surround with paterae.
Wooden porch has flat roof and cornice on columns with moulded capitals and
bases, probably re-used. North wall incorporates earlier structure at ground
floor level, with granite rubble walling and narrow blocked windows flanking
a blocked doorway. These former openings have brick surrounds with depressed
arched heads and are probably late C18. Interior of house has mid C19 marble
fireplaces, those in left bay with reeded ornament.
Listing NGR: SP5369099347
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Source: English Heritage
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