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Description: The Ten Cottages
Date Listed: 21 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 305745
OS Grid Reference: SP4495353672
OS Grid Coordinates: 444953, 253672
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1795, -1.3440
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15/169 Nos.1 to 3 (consecutive), The
Corner block of 3 estate cottages. 1848, with late C19 additions to No.1.
Probably designed by Edward Blore, for Earl Spencer. Ironstone ashlar, with red
brick to rear. Fish scale tile roofs, with slate to rear, have coped gable
parapets and kneelers; stone ridge and external stacks with C20 square brick
shafts. L-plan, with No.1 in wing to right return side. Tudor style. 2 storeys;
3-window range. Shallow projecting gabled bays to left and right. Chamfered
Tudor arch doorways to left and right in straight heads with sunk spandrels arid
ribbed doors. Wood mullioned windows with painted iron lattices, and transoms to
ground floor, of 3 lights and 2 lights in centre; first floor windows of 2
lights. Bays and all ground floor openings are chamfered and have hood moulds
with alternating block surrounds. Central gabled half-dormer. Gables have
shields with Spencer crest. No.1 has later porch with coped gable parapet and
kneelers. Chamfered Tudor arch doorway in straight head with hood mould. One-bay
addition to right in similar style has 2-light windows with horizontal glazing
bars. End stack:, Interiors not inspected.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.483).
Listing NGR: SP4495353672
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Source: English Heritage
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