Listed Building

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Address/Name of Site


Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NS 55956 67428
255956, 667428


Circa 1900. Terrace of 7 3-bay houses (Nos 50-52 2-bay) 2

storeys and basement. Polished red ashlar.

Steps oversailing basement to recessed double-leaf panelled

doors with astragalled glazed fanlight. Large consoles

support hood, glazed sidelights. Flanking door (or to right

only at Nos 50 and 52) single storey 4-light bow windows with

mullions and transoms; semi-circular slated roof with

brattishing and widely overhanging timber modillion eaves.

Recessed single light windows to 1st floor. Plate glass lower

sash 6-pane glazing pattern or leaded glass to upper sashes.

Cill strings at 1st floor; band course at eaves. Timber

modillions support deeply overhanging eaves. Skews at party

walls, axial stacks; slate roofs with tile cresting. No 54

with 2 storey 4-light bow to right rising to conical roof.

Stugged ashlar flank to Kingsborough Lane East; irregular

with 2 small lights with moulded lintels and cills. 4-light

canted oriel to 1st floor supported on timber brackets.

Stugged ashlar rear, many with canted oriels at 1st floor;

otherwise mainly bipartite sashes.

Low coped ashlar garden/retaining wall and to steps where it

supports square ashlar gate piers linked by cast-iron


Statement of Special Interest

Part of Kingsborough Gardens B group.



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