Description: Pilmoor Cottages
Date Listed: 13 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 333399
OS Grid Reference: SE4668372707
OS Grid Coordinates: 446683, 472707
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1481, -1.2868
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SE 47 SE BRAFFERTON RACE LANE
2/55 (east side, off)
Nos 7-10 Pilmoor Cottages
Terrace of four houses. Dated 1843, for the Great North of England Railway Company.
Pinkish brick in irregular English garden wall bond; Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys,
1 wide bay each. Symmetrical facade with handed pairs of cottages, the paired doorways
flanked by windows. Openings have chamfered brick surrounds, the doors with Tudor-
arched heads and the side-sliding sash windows with chamfered brick cills and flat
brick arches; doors originally of battened boards, but all except No 7's now part-glazed
with fanlights; tall 16-pane windows to ground floor, 12-pane windows to 1st floor.
Above each pair of doorways is a raised, shield-shaped stone plaque bearing date
and initials of railway company. Shaped ashlar kneelers; ashlar coping with roll-moulded
ridge. Stacks to left end (rebuilt), centre (rebuilt) and right end, the latter
with cogged table beneath tripled polygonal flues with capstones. Rear: paired
doorways, as before, with flat brick arches, No 7's of battened boards, the rest
C20 part-glazed; to outer side of each a small 6-pane window and a large 12-pane
window, and on 1st floor a 2-light window with 4-pane sashes. At either end side
wall rises as parapet. No 7 unoccupied at time of survey.
Listing NGR: SE4668372707
Source: English Heritage
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