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Description: Tranwell House
Date Listed: 29 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 238955
OS Grid Reference: NZ1892683441
OS Grid Coordinates: 418926, 583441
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1450, -1.7046
NZ 18 SE
4/40 Tranwell House
Villa, c.1840. Tooled squared stone with raised tooled-and-margined quoins and
dressings, and ashlar cornice. Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays, symmetrical.
Plinth. Central renewed glazed door under plain fanlight in segment-headed
opening with moulded hood on consoles; 12-pane sash windows. All openings in
surrounds with a horizontal block at the head and foot of each jamb. Eaves
cornice with paired moulded brackets. Hipped roof with 2 stepped-and-corniced
panelled ridge stacks.
Similar 2-bay returns except for canted ground-floor bay on right. Rear
elevation shows left-of-centre vertical-panelled door with plain overlight,
and tall 24-pane sash stair window on right.
Interior; open-well stair with stick balusters and octagonal newels.
Altered rear wing is not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NZ1892683441
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Source: English Heritage
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