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20 Barrack Lane

One of a pair of houses c1900. Barrack Lane, previously named Barrack Road, formed main access to Army Barracks in The Park from Derby Road. Barracks, built c1793 demolished c1870, replaced by sections of new estate roads Pelham Crescent and Cavendish Crescent North. Site of houses on Barrack Lane previously used as allotment/gardens. Red brick with stone dressings and gabled plain tile roof. Two storeys plus attic and basement. Now converted into flats. Former front garden area adjacent to Barrack Lane now infilled with single and two storey later extensions covering original door and window openings at ground floor level on road front. Glazed lean-to porch entrance at side of building. Car parking apace with wooden boundary gates added at bottom of garden adjacent to Harlaxton Drive. Plain and glazing bar sash windows at first floor level on road and side elevations arranged as singles or in pairs with brick mullions. Original sashes to gable windows replaced by plastic casements. Stone lintels and sills to original window openings with moulded brick reveals. Full height canted and rectangular window bays on garden front with plain sash windows. Moulded stone surrounds to bay windows. Stonework now painted. Railings added to roof of rectangular bay for access from altered dormer window at attic level. Hipped plain tile roof to canted bay. Moulded brick detail at main gutter level and to heads of bays. Gabled dormer window above each bay on garden front with half-timbered framework and bargeboards. Decorative ridge tiles. Later flat roofed dormer window to roof at gutter level on road front. Red brick chimney stacks with corbel and string course detail. Original rainwater fittings replaced and further pipework added. Steeply sloping site with garden at basement level adjacent to house. Garden continues to slope down to Harlaxton Drive boundary. Original coursed rubble stone boundary wall and gate piers adjacent to Barrack Lane.

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