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Rous Memorial Cottages (South Wing)

A Grade II Listed Building in Newmarket, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2442 / 52°14'39"N

Longitude: 0.4121 / 0°24'43"E

OS Eastings: 564778

OS Northings: 263412

OS Grid: TL647634

Mapcode National: GBR N9Y.90F

Mapcode Global: VHJGJ.3V6G

Entry Name: Rous Memorial Cottages (South Wing)

Listing Date: 10 March 1970

Last Amended: 26 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275722

Location: Newmarket, Forest Heath, Suffolk, CB8

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Newmarket

Built-Up Area: Newmarket

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Newmarket All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

(including EXNING)

7/162 Rous Memorial
10.3.70 Cottages
(south wing,
Nos. 5-8
(Formerly listed
as South Block at
Rous Memorial


A row of 4 cottages. Formerly almshouses, c1878; the south wing
of a group of 3 detached ranges forming an open court. In the
Queen Anne Revival style; 1 storey. Red brick with moulded brick
eaves cornice. At the east end a pediment with very ornate
carving in red brick, a coat of arms with motto within a
classical frame. A gablet to Vicarage Road has painted half-
timbering with a panel having floral plasterwork motif.
Plaintiled roofs with axial chimneys of red brick. Splayed flat-
roofed bay windows, alternating with small-pane casements. 5-
panelled entrance doors with flat canopies on brackets.

Listing NGR: TL6477863412

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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