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Rous Memorial Cottages (North Wing), Newmarket

Description: Rous Memorial Cottages (North Wing)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 275721

OS Grid Reference: TL6479263451
OS Grid Coordinates: 564792, 263451
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2446, 0.4123

Location: Old Station Road, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 8EH

Locality: Newmarket
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CB8 8EH

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Listing Text

(including EXNING)

7/161 Rous Memorial
10.3.70 Cottages
(north wing,
Nos. 1-4
(Formerly listed
as North Block at
Rous Memorial


A row of 4 cottages. Formerly almshouses,1878; the north wing
of a group of 3 detached ranges forming an open court. In the
Queen Anne Revival style; 1 storey. Red brick with moulded brick
eaves cornice. At the east end a pediment with very ornate
carving in red brick, a coat of arms with motto within a
classical frame. A gablet to Vicarage Road has painted half-
timbering with a panel having floral plasterwork motif.
Plaintiled roofs with axial chimneys of red brick. Splayed flat-
roofed bay windows, alternating with small-pane casements. 5-
panelled entrance doors with flat canopies on brackets.

Listing NGR: TL6479263451

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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