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Description: Yew Trees
Date Listed: 11 September 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 313664
OS Grid Reference: ST9122652666
OS Grid Coordinates: 391226, 152666
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2731, -2.1271
BRATTON LOWER ROAD
11/27 Yew Trees
Detached house. Mid to late C18. Flemish bond brick, tiled
mansard roof to right hand range, left hand range plain tiled,
coped verges and gable end brick stacks. Two-storey, 3-window late
C18 entrance front. Central 6-panelled door in panelled reveals
with semi-circular fanlight and flat wooden hood on brackets, 20-
pane sash either side. Plat band to first floor; three 12-pane
sashes. Moulded stone cornice to plain brick blocking course.
Three raking dormers with 6-pane sashes to lower pitch of mansard.
Range attached to left, probably mid C18, has five 12-pane
segmental-headed sashes, 3-brick plat band to first floor; two 9-
pane sashes and three blocked sashes; two 6-pane sashes to
segmental-headed dormers. Left return in good English bond brick
has unusual diagonal brick buttresses with ogee swept copings.
Interior not accessible at time of survey (May 1986). Front of
house rebuilt following fire in 1789. Occupied by the Whitaker
family till 1940; Jeffery Whitaker opened a school here c1740
which closed c1820.
(M. Reeves, Sheep Bell and Ploughshare, 1978)
Listing NGR: ST9122652666
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