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Description: Giles House
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217254
OS Grid Reference: SP0513785845
OS Grid Coordinates: 405137, 285845
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4705, -1.9258
SP 0585 NW 39/5
C1855. An Italianate house of unusual design and the birthplace of Sir Austin
Chamberlain (1836-1937). Red brick with stucco quoins left and right; slate
roof. Big moulded plinth. Ground floor windows round arched and with stucco
capitals and gauged brick voussoirs within brick relieving arches with stuccoed
keystones. First floor windows 4 centred with gauged brick voussoirs and
sitting on moulded stucco sill band. Panelled eaves frieze with brackets.
Entrance porch on right hand return has openwork iron arch and fanlight.
Corrugated iron lean-to to passage 4 bays long and with similar openwork iron
arches at side. The door in a single storeyed brick vestibule.
Listing NGR: SP0513785845
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Source: English Heritage
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