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Description: Cowley House
Date Listed: 10 April 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 202829
OS Grid Reference: TQ0532682634
OS Grid Coordinates: 505326, 182634
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5328, -0.4829
5018 HIGH STREET
(Formerly listed under
TQ 0582 22/210 10.4.73.
C18 house, altered and enlarged C19., Brown brick with red dressings. 3 storeys,
5:3 double hung sashes with flat arches. Pilasters at angles running through
1st and 2nd storeys. Left hand 2-storey splayed bay; right hand C19 stone
porch, cement finished 2nd storey, with parapet. Cornice, modern blue pantiles.
Inside, decorations have survived from mid C18. On 1st floor, rooms to north-east
and south-east have original panelling; one has a box cornice and the other
a chimney piece with marble inserts. Similar chimney-piece and panelling in
ground floor south-east room; and in south-west room decorative plasterwork
and a later marble fireplace of good quality.
Listing NGR: TQ0532682634
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Source: English Heritage
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