Probably circa 1810 deepened on plan probably circa 1828 (ie contemporary with dated garden bridge). Picturesque gothick
villa incorporating earlier house to rear (N), both ranges
share common long wall. 2 storeys, with basement at E on
slope above stream. S and W elevations rendered as ashlar,
mullioned windows with ogival-headed lights, remainder
harled; all whitewashed with painted ashlar dressings.
Symmetrical 3-bay S elevation: margined square central porch
with gothick-panelled inner and outer doors, hood-moulded
tripartites in ground floor outer bays, 3 1st floor
bipartites with cill band (plate glass sashes). W elevation
asymmetrical with margined openings and original pointed
tracery to windows and fanlight. Canted centre on N elevation
(upper windows with mullions removed). Piended double-pitch
slated roof with projecting eaves, axial stacks to original
house, end stacks to addition.
Interior: gothick details to doors, window shutters,
chimney-pieces and fittings.
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