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Description: 1, Savile Road
Date Listed: 5 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 245984
OS Grid Reference: SP5168606680
OS Grid Coordinates: 451686, 206680
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7564, -1.2526
SP 5106 NE 6/829 No 1
House. 1902 by C Nicholson for New College; altered. Roughcast rendered with
Bath stone dressings; plain tile roof. 2 storeys with attic. 3 bays with wing to
rear right. Ashlar quoin strips to corners and to ground-floor openings of
entrance elevation; sill bands. 12-pane sash windows; small-pane casement windows
to attic; decorative rainwater goods. Entrance elevation: step up to central
round archway having hollow-moulded surround with ogee capitals to jambs, rectan-
gular side-opening, and internal porch having studded board door with asymmetrical
leaded overlight and side-lights. Left bay has 2-storey bow with curved, tripled,
windows; ashlar mullions to ground floor; ashlarwork between floors. Bracketed
eaves. Roof hipped with 3 hipped dormers of 2, 1 and 2 lights; banded stacks in
front roof slope on left and in right roof slope. Right return: 4 windows to
each floor and one hipped dormer. Set back on right is end of 1-storey storage
range which has board door (with 2 glazed panels) and hipped roof. Left return:
one window to each floor of front range. Wing has late C20 door and 2 windows (in
keeping) to ground floor. On left, storage range projects and has had short 1927
extension on left (to create garage). Interior: largely unaltered, retaining
panelled doors; fireplaces with tile surrounds and classical architraves; full-
height open-well stair with turned balusters; original store rooms in the storage
range (coal-store converted to garage). Built as it was for the college as an
academic's residence, the house was designed with a large ground-floor study, the
drawing room being located on the 1st floor above it.
M Macartney (ed), Recent English Domestic Architecture, Vol III, (1910), pp 141-2.
Listing NGR: SP5168606680
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