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Description: Wrenshall Cottages
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 284322
OS Grid Reference: TL9851571988
OS Grid Coordinates: 598515, 271988
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3101, 0.9107
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TL 97 SE STANTON UPTHORPE ROAD
3/59 Wrenshall Cottages
A pair of estate cottages, now privately owned. Dated 1899 on front. Red
brick, partly finished with tile-hanging and partly with mock timbering.
Plaintiled roofs. One-and-a-half storeys: half-H form, with a hipped, single-
storey projection from each gable containing an entry and porch. A chimney-
stack with 4 hexagonal shafts to each wing, and 2 smaller stacks with similar
shafts to the central range. Brick ground storey: all the windows are
original casements with a single horizontal bar. Each wing has a jetty with
carved supports to the first floor, tile-hanging to the upper storey, and a 4-
light oriel window with a coved timber base. The gable projects slightly at
eaves level, and the apex has mock timbering, carved barge-boards and a
hanging finial. The centre has a lean-to veranda roof supported on posts
along the ground storey, and 22-light casement windows to the upper storey
with gablet roofs finished with barge-boards and finials to match the gables.
The only example in Stanton of the ornate cottages built on the estate of John
Martineau of Walsham-le-Willows in the later C19. Formerly attached to
Listing NGR: TL9851571988
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Source: English Heritage
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