1882-1883. Linear range of 6 single storey cottages and studio flat; advanced central cottage to front; advanced outbuilding to rear, arranged in cruciform plan. Rendered; painted base course; stone cills; segmental-arched openings interspersed with square-headed blind shallow panels throughout. Raised concrete pavement surrounding entire building.
S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: near-symmetrical. Advanced piended 3-bay centre section with central door flanked by blind recessed panels and paired windows. Linear range to W with 3, 3-bay cottages to left of central section of 1-1-2 window arrangement. Linear range to E with 2, 3-bay cottages of 2-1-1 window arrangement; 1, 1-bay cottage to far right.
E ELEVATION: symmetrical. Central door; flanking narrow vertical recessed panels and windows.
N ELEVATION: near-symmetrical arrangement, bifurcated by linking outbuilding extending from centre. Linear range to E with 2, 3-bay cottages to left of outbuilding with central doors flanked by window to left and paired windows to right; 1, 1-bay to far left with window. Advanced central former wash house links cottage rage to outbuilding. Outbuilding consisting of storage sheds and former outside toilets; E elevation, 8-bay, from left to right, small blocked window, paired windows, open archway, two timber boarded doors, small light, open archway leading to three further units; N elevation with two small windows right and left of centre; W elevation, 8-bay, from right to left, timber boarded door with fanlight above, open archway, three timber boarded doors, open archway leading to three further units, small light. Linear range to W with 3, 3-bay cottages to right of outbuilding with central doors flanked by window to right and paired windows to left; to W re-entrant angle, window.
W ELEVATION: symmetrical; windows to outer bays.
Timber panelled doors to cottages; timber boarded doors to utility rooms. Predominantly 8-paned timber sash and case windows with horns; metal windows to far W cottage; some plastic top hung windows to rear elevation. Piended roof; grey slates; moulded stacks to wallheads and ridges; some octagonal clay cans.
INTERIOR: not seen, 2002.
GATELODGE: single storey; rectangular-plan sentinel lodge Rendered; wide base course; stone cills, round-arched windows now blocked. Central door to E; 2 windows to S; window to W; truncated central stack and flue raised out from N wall. Flat roof.
BOUNDARY WALLS: surrounding S, E and W of site; stone coped brick, square plan end-piers; some cast-iron railings on wall leading up to gate lodge; low iron gate leading to lower shore level.