Description: Cat House
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 277328
OS Grid Reference: TM1951538988
OS Grid Coordinates: 619515, 238988
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0059, 1.1969
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TM 1938 WOOLVERSTONE WOOLVERSTONE PARK
7/49 Cat House
Eyecatcher and house. 1793 with later alterations and additions. Red brick
in Flemish bond. Slate roof. Gothick style. Front is segment-arched on plan.
2 storeys, 3 bays. Canted porch on slender cast iron columns containing studded
door under segmental brick arch with inserted hoodmould. Casement windows with
pointed heads and cusped Y-tracery. Tiny cusped lights flanking porch. Segment
arched first floor casement windows with pointed lights. North gable end is
embattled and has a large 4-light window with intersecting tracery of c.1985
replacing former mock window with pointed tracery. Rear has similar fene-
stration to front. Entrance to extension of c.1985 to south gable end. Central
stack. Said to have been used to guide smugglers. B Jones Follies and Grottos.
Listing NGR: TM1951538988
Source: English Heritage
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