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Description: 20 and 21, Compton Road
Date Listed: 25 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 316378
OS Grid Reference: SU0205975108
OS Grid Coordinates: 402059, 175108
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4749, -1.9717
HILMARTON COMPTON ROAD
SU 07 NW
6/251 Nos 20 and 21
Pair of estate cottages, dated 1875 for W.H. Poynder, by Henry
Weaver, rock-faced squared rubble stone with fishscale banded tile
roof surviving on No 20, concrete plain tiles to No 21. Stone
stacks. Two T-plan cottages joined back-to-side. Coped gables,
hoodmoulded stone mullion windows with shouldered heads to lights
and decorative hexagonal lattice cast-iron glazing. No 21, facing
west has symmetrical front with north stack, one 2-light window
each side of projecting porch gable with single light over
shouldered-headed doorway with hoodmould and lozenge-shaped stops.
Date plaque over. Two-light each floor to south end wall. No 20,
facing south has identical projecting porch gable, 2-light to
ground floor right, 3-light to ground floor left with single light
over in coped dormer gable, east end stack and ridge stack at west
end. Corresponds to Plate 6, design for cottages near Beversbrook,
in Henry Weaver's Hints on Cottage Architecture 1848.
Listing NGR: SU0206575103
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Source: English Heritage
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