James Thomson, architect; circa 1880. Classical terrace
truncated at W; 20 bays arranged 4-12-4. 2-storey with attics
and basement; 3-storey terminal pavilions.
No 12; 4-bay elevation; Nos 13-17, paired 2-bay elevations
with doorpieces to inner bays.
Steps oversailing basement to architraved tripartite doors
with glazed sidelights, flanked by pilasters supporting
cornice. Double-leaf storm doors; vestibule door tripartite
with glazed sidelights. Flanking doors, 2-storey canted
windows. All windows architraved; consoled and corniced at
1st floor. Sash windows, plate glass glazing. Continuous
moulded band course at cills; modillion cornice at pavilions.
To 2-storey range, plain main cornice with deep panel parapet
broken by architraved round-arched dormers with ball finials.
Corniced axial, stacks, octagonal flues, slate roofs.
Flank to No 12; 3-bay polished ashlar similarly detailed.
Corniced wallhead stacks. Flank to No 17, brick.
Rear elevation droved ashlar with mainly 4-pane glazing.
Cast-iron railings to steps and basement. To E of
carriageway, pair of square ashlar gatepiers, corniced and
To rear of No 12, single storey and attic mews cottage, - 12
Sydenham Lane. Droved stonecleaned ashlar with polished
margins. Gabled bays with vehicle access to ground and round
arched window above flank single-storey central bay with
pilastered doorpiece. To E elevation 3-light windows with
pilaster mullions with door to right; bipartite window to 1st