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Description: 67, Villa Road B19 (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 7 June 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 217703
OS Grid Reference: SP0562389390
OS Grid Coordinates: 405623, 289390
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5024, -1.9186
SP 0589 SE 20/3 7.6.74
Includes Nos 110 to 114 (even) Hamstead Road.
Corner site. Built 1904 as 'Ye Olde Toll Gate House', mock timber framing
with Arts and Crafts details. Three storeys with broad splayed corner.
Ground floor shop fronts with deep gulvinated fascia on shallow modillion
brackets. Slate roof with overhanging eaves on iron brackets. Gables over
shallow canted bay windows next to corner. The corner bay has picturesque
octagonal oriel turret through 2 storeys with overhanging swept eaves to
short slate spire with finial. Decorative Arts and Crafts leading to casement
windows. In the top register of the close studded framing, across the
cornice splay, are panels containing pargetted peacocks. The shop doorway
of No 67 is recessed with panelling to wall returned to proportions of shop
front, the corner light of curved plate glass. The doorway has beaten
copper furniture and an elliptical oval light with decorative floral lead
work to upper parts. Similarly leaded fanlight. Original scagliola mosaic
work to floor of porch. Other 2 shop fronts modernised but No 112 doorway
intact, double doors with oval leaded lights, guilded glass fanlight and
oeuil de boeuf in stone frame above.
Listing NGR: SP0562389390
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Source: English Heritage
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