Description: Island Cottage
Date Listed: 4 August 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 319258
OS Grid Reference: SU0991331194
OS Grid Coordinates: 409913, 131194
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0800, -1.8599
5409 MINSTER STREET
Island Cottage and
as Island House)
SD 0931 5/18 4.8.51.
Mid C18, 2 storeys. Brick on plinth, moulded band over ground floor, moulded
wooden eaves cornice. Old tile, partly hipped, roof, 2 brick ridge chimneys.
A 4 bay front with a 6-panelled door in 2nd bay from left under modified
Doric porch with slender columns. Glazing bar sash windows. Early C19
extension in 2 builds to west each with doorway. Return to east later in
matching style has hipped roof and 4 ranges of glazing bar sashes; to right
is a taller mid C19 wing with slate roof.
The centre part of the rear elevation has a modillion cornice, a 2 storey
angled bay with hipped roof and 3 ranges of glazing bar sash windows. Good
doorcase with open pediment on scroll brackets, half glazed door with radiating
fanlight. Soffit of pediment decorated with roundels. Doorcase framed
by narrow pilasters with chevron necking. Round-headed stair window over.
Good late C18 stairs inside, oak, with turned lower part of rail. Now divided
Listing NGR: SU0991331194
Source: English Heritage
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