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Description: 97 and 99, Park Avenue
Date Listed: 28 November 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 203065
OS Grid Reference: TQ0936288267
OS Grid Coordinates: 509362, 188267
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5827, -0.4230
TQ 08 NE PARK AVENUE
41/500 Nos 97 and 99
Pair of semi-detached houses. 1935 by Connell, Ward and Lucas; minor
alterations. Painted concrete. 3 storeys. Symmetrical elevation of 4
asymmetrical bays, the 2 central bays wider and breaking forward on ground and 1st
floors; garages project forward from outer bays; open porches in angles with
garages. In Modern Movement Style. Metal-framed casements windows and glazed
doors. Each house has late C20 entrance door and continuous window to ground and
1st floor with door at inner side, on 1st floor giving access to solid-fronted
iron-railed balcony. On 2nd floor each has open sun deck. Outer-stair bays:
designed to be fully glazed, but built with central infilled panel. Left-hand
garage now part of house. Flat roof with central chimney. Rear: upper floors of
central section recessed. 3-light kitchen windows with late C20 double doors to
inner sides; on 1st floor, 3-light windows to outer bays, continuous windows to
central bays. Interior: No 97 not inspected. No 99 has original living-room
fireplace with bow-fronted flue and flanking curve-cornered cupboards; between
kitchen and dining room, pivoting door with semicircular shelves and hatch and
drawers which open on to both rooms: dog-leg stair with solid-walled balustrade;
glazed door to stairs up to sun deck.
The Architect Journal, September 27, 1934, pp 455-457; ibid, May 23, 1935, p 813.
Listing NGR: TQ0936288267
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