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Description: Bower Cottages
Date Listed: 22 August 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 297109
OS Grid Reference: TQ4372639207
OS Grid Coordinates: 543726, 139207
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1341, 0.0529
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TQ 43 NW HAMMERWOOD
4/119 Monday Cottage
and No 3 Bower
Pair of cottages. 1874 by R Norman Shaw, builder F. Birch; altered late
C20. Ground floor of-red brick in Flemish bond with grey headers; lst-
floor tile-hung with cusped tiles. Plain tile roof. ½ storeys, 2 bays.
Doors are in pent-roofed side porches, that on right with studded board
door, that on left open and with C20 internal glazed door. Two 3-light
windows to ground floor with chamfered sills and heads. jettied 1st floor
has pent-roofed dormer with continuous 8-light window the central 2 lights
now blocked. half-hipped roof. Large central ridge stack with grey headers
and on each side 3 tall arched recesses with tile imposts.
Rear: each has a large, late C20, one-storey, flat-roofed extension, these
not of special interest. On 1st floor a central 3-light window rising through
eaves. left return (Monday Cottage) : a 1-light window to left of centre;
to its left a pent-roofed addition with later C20 extension (of 1982) further
to rear. A 2-light window to left on 1st floor and a 3-light window to
centre at eaves, both of these with a tile pentice.
Shaw also designed the former school and schoolmaster's house to the south-
west (q.v. Hammerwood).
Architects drawings held by Royal Institute of British Architects Library.
Listing NGR: TQ4372639207
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Source: English Heritage
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