Description: Cottage Homes
Date Listed: 16 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 275761
OS Grid Reference: TL8208479933
OS Grid Coordinates: 582084, 279933
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3871, 0.6742
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TL 87 NW ELVEDEN LONDON ROAD
2/20 Nos. 1-7(consec)
- (Cottage Homes)
Terrace of almshouses, c.1900. In the Tudorbethan style. 1 storey; a central
raised block has an attic above. A long symmetrical range with short cross-
wings at either end. Red brick with decorative half-timbering and plaster
infill to the gables. Plaintiled roofs, the bargeboards and collars set
forward on corbels and with drop-finials at the apex. Central clusters of 2,3
and 4 octagonal chimneys of red brick in the Elizabethan style. Mullioned
casement windows with leaded lights; some are transomed and have gablets above,
the centre block has an oriel lighting the attic. Most entrance doorways have
4-centred arched heads with hoodmoulds, and recessed boarded doors; the end
blocks have gabled timber porches at the re-entrant angle.
Listing NGR: TL8208479933
Source: English Heritage
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