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Description: Garibaldi Cottage
Date Listed: 20 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 224088
OS Grid Reference: TG1522535582
OS Grid Coordinates: 615225, 335582
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8746, 1.1967
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TG 13 NE
4/69 Garibaldi Cottage
Keepers Cottage, 1860. Brick, plain tiled roof with courses and patterns
of fish scale tiles. L-shaped. Single storey and attic. South front of
2 bays, that to left gabled. 4-light window with transoms to ground and
attic floors, that to ground floor in projecting bay below half timbered
jettied attic; bressumer inscribed "BUILT · IN · YE · YEAR · THAT ·
GARIBALDI · ROSE · TO · FREE · ITALIA · FROM · HER · FOREIGN · FOES". Arch
braced barge boards, the lower spandrels carved: to left, Garibaldi; landing
at Palermo; to right, Victor Emmanuel greeting Garibaldi. Upper spandrels
bear shields with ITM (John Thomas Mott) and crescent (Mott arms). Wrought
iron finial of rose, shamrock and thistle surmounted by an estoile (Mott
crest). Door to right under smaller gable. Three window lights above
between timber frame studs. Corner post with carved statue of Garibaldi
dated 1861; brass plaque inscribed "Il liberatore dell Italia". Gable to
right of east facade as for south front; barge boards with lower spandrel
carvings of pheasant to left and guns to right; similar wrought iron finial
but with initials ITM instead of estoile. North and west sides both have
brick pilaster strips to upper walls, external stacks with 4 hexagonal linked
shafts with oversailing caps.
Listing NGR: TG1522535582
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Source: English Heritage
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