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Description: Brentham Clubhouse
Date Listed: 30 January 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 200968
OS Grid Reference: TQ1737582459
OS Grid Coordinates: 517375, 182459
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5289, -0.3093
TQ 18 SE 2/11 30.1.73
1910-11 Architect G L Sutcliffe. The building good example of the Arts
and Crafts tradition of brick, with eaves cornice and tiled gambrel roof.
Corner tower and gable end face street. Tower of 4 storeys with pyramidal
roof slightly curved to wide eaves. One window, the number of lights in
each decreases from the top storey down. Unusual angular corner staircase
feature. Main building of one and a half storeys with roundel in gable end.
Three bays to street, first floor has 3 windows of 2 lights each with mullion,
transom and cornice (additional dormer behind parapet at side). Ground floor
has similar central window flanked by 2 angular 6 light bays with mullions
and transoms. All leaded casements. The clubhouse stretches back from the
road and rear portion has irregularly placed windows of same type. Built
to serve as a clubhouse for the Brentham Garden Estate which was the first
co-partnership suburb to arise under the influence of the Garden City Movement.
Listing NGR: TQ1737582459
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Source: English Heritage
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