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Description: 7, Hillcrest Road
Date Listed: 22 October 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 201145
OS Grid Reference: TQ1840881922
OS Grid Coordinates: 518408, 181922
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5238, -0.2946
The following building shall be added:
TQ 18 SE
962-/2/10013 No 7 (formerly known
Detached house. Designed 1913, completed 1915 by Robert Atkinson.
Contrasting red and buff coloured brick panels with bands beneath 1st
floor stone sill band and at 1st floor lintel level. Pantiled hipped
roof with upswept eaves, dormers and small pantiled gables supporting
tall brick end stacks. L-shaped plan. Front elevation symmetrical.
2 storeys and attic. 3 windows. Central entrance with double
panelled early C19 style doors; moulded doorcase has bracketed hood
forming a balcony with cast iron balustrade to tall architraved 1st
floor sash with scrolled pediment, drops and thick glazing bars.
Entrance flanked by small windows and oculi in slightly recessed
penultimate bays. At 1st floor level shallow round-arched recesses
flank the central window with flush frame sashes having thick glazing
bars in penultimate bays. Garden front of interest with canted
entrance bay set diagonally across angle of L: doorcase of panelled
pilasters supporting enriched brackets and frieze with modillion
segmental pediment to French windows with patterned overlight. Ground
floor sashes segmental arched, 1st floor flat-arched; right hand block
canted at angles with narrow window to each floor. Brick parapet,
upswept above entrance with panel. Interior believed to retain
original features including a twisted baluster C18 style open-well
stair. Robert Atkinson was Principal of the Architectural Association
1913-20 and its Director of Education until 1929; also an interior
Lawrence Weaver, Small Country Houses of Today, Vol. II, pp. 194-8,
Architectural Review June 1922, p216-8.
Paul Spencer-Longhurst, Robert Atkinson, 1989.
Listing NGR: TQ1840881922
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