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Fountain Cottages, Ilam

Description: Fountain Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 274458

OS Grid Reference: SK1350350905
OS Grid Coordinates: 413503, 350905
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0552, -1.8000

Location: Ilam Moor Lane, Ilam, Staffordshire DE6 2AZ

Locality: Ilam
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: DE6 2AZ

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Listing Text


8/100 Fountain Cottages

Pair of cottages. c1855. By George Gilbert Scott. Coursed and
squared limestone rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings; shaped and
hung clay tiles to attic storey; shaped clay tile roofs with plain tile
bands; ashlar ridge stacks. Vernacular revival and Swiss Chalet style;
pair of semi-detached cottages with projecting porches to East and West
and projecting wings to South East and South West. South Elevation:
1 storey and attic; 1:1:1:1:1 bays; central block with projecting
gabled wings to right of centre and left of centre with shaped and painted
barge boards and slightly lower projecting porches to outside facing
East and West; casements; ground floor 3-light canted bays to right of
centre and-left of centre with chamfered mullions and hipped roofs; 2
single light windows to centre with Caernarvon arch heads; ground floor
single light window to left; 2-light attic window to gabled wing left
ofcentre; central gabled dormer to centre with shaped and
painted barge boards; both gabled wings have gabled dormers facing West;
doorway to right with Caernarvon arch head. An essential part of the
picturesque estate village created by Scott in the 1850's.

Listing NGR: SK1350750906

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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