Description: 14-16, Willow Vale
Date Listed: 22 July 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 266383
OS Grid Reference: ST7798348148
OS Grid Coordinates: 377983, 148148
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2321, -2.3167
There is also a scheduled monument, Drying House at the Coach House, Willow Vale, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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5363 WILLOW VALE
Nos 14 to 16 (consec)
ST 7748 SE 5/119 22.7.49
ST 7848 7/119
Terrace of 3 circa 1720 clothiers' houses, No 16 probably a later addition. Coursed
rubble with freestone dressings, pantile roofs, dormers, stone stacks with capping.
Moulded plinth, moulded eaves cornice. 2 storeys and attics (3 + 3 + 2 gabled
dormers) and cellars. Windows spaced 5 + 5 + 3, sashes in bolection architraves
with cornices and pulvinated friezes to ground floor windows. Central (No 16 to
left) panelled doors under hollow semi-circular hoods on scrolled brackets,
bolection architraves to door openings. Return of No 14 has blocked narrow openings
and a 2 storey mullion window and a single light window on ground floor with moulded
surrounds and drips. Rear: Nos 14 and 15 have stair turrets with bolection surrounds
to glazing bar sashes, on ground floors a small sash window with edge roll and
cornice. No 15 has stepped chimney to rear extension. No 16 has a 2-light ogee
mullion window on the 1st floor. Nos 14 and 15 interiors: good staircase with heavy ,
moulded handrail, straight string and squat balusters (No 15 has ball newels). No 15
has stop-moulded ovolo door surrounds. On 1st floor west room of No 15 is a bolection
surround fireplace with inserted egg-timer grate. No 15 has a double pile segmental
barrel vaulted cellar adjoining the kitchen.
Listing NGR: ST7798348148
Source: English Heritage
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