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Description: Butterfield Cottages and Attached Outbuilding
Date Listed: 14 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 327453
OS Grid Reference: SE9597783177
OS Grid Coordinates: 495977, 483177
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2353, -0.5290
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SE 98 SE WYKEHAM RUSTON VILLAGE
8/133 Nos 53-55 (Butterfield
Cottages) and attached
Terrace of 3 cottages. c1850. By William Butterfield, for the Wykeham
estate. Pink brick in English bond, rendered to sides and to rear; pantile
roof with rendered brick stacks; tiled timber porches. Central-entry plan.
2-storey range, each cottage 3 bays; single-storey outbuilding to left.
Entrance bay of each cottage is gabled and projecting, that to centre
cottage full-height, those to each end single-storey. Board door to each
cottage with bracketed gabled porch, the centre one hipped. Doors flanked
by 3-light, small-pane horizontal-sliding sash to one side and tall, narrow
8-pane fixed lights to the other. First-floor windows are of 2-lights,
small-pane horizontal-sliding sashes to end cottages and replacement
casements to the centre. Shaped brick sills to all windows. Segmental
relieving arches to ground-floor windows, and flat arches to first floor.
Steeply-pitched roof with end stacks to each cottage. Outbuilding has
similar openings. These cottages are described as "the most complete"
example of this type of Butterfield terrace: Paul Thompson, William
Butterfield, 1971, p 402 and fig 122.
Listing NGR: SE9597783177
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Source: English Heritage
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