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1 Huntingdon Drive

One of a pair of similar Edwardian detached houses on Huntingdon Drive (Nos. 1 and 2) c1908. Also known as ‘Barton House’. Possibly by Lawrence Bright & Son Architects. Later Arts and Crafts with Art Nouveau details. House similar in style to a number of other detached houses on Huntingdon Drive, also by Lawrence Bright & Son. Plan of garage building prepared for Horatio James c1926. Hipped, slate roofed conservatory / garden room added to facade overlooking garden. Glazed porch to rear entrance added c1985-90 and single storey, toilet side extension, with monopitched plain tile roof, built 1998. Although previously converted into two flats the house is once again in single household use. Three storeys including attic plus basement / cellars. Part rendered and part red brick facades with white painted rendered areas at first floor level. Brick at ground floor level. Brick segmental arches and brick sills to a number of window openings on brick facades with a variety of moulded brick / terracotta string courses and other details including stop detail at abutment with rendered facade at first floor storey height level. Stone surrounds to window openings on bays and to sills on other openings. Stonework now painted. Blue brick damp proof course. Prominently jettied gables with decorative half–timbering over pair of two storey canted window bays. Gabled roof with clay plain tiles, ridge tiles and valley tiles. Painted wood bargeboards to gables and projecting eaves and fascias elsewhere, with decorative iron strap gutter brackets. A number of original c.i. rainwater fittings remain. Red brick chimney stacks with plain and decorative string courses and blue brick cap. Many original chimney pots remain. A combination of original sash and casement windows, with and without glazing bars. Elaborately shaped painted wood framework to entrance / porch doorway, half glazed with leaded lights and panelled wood stallrisers either side of half-glazed panelled doors. Leaded light panels to inner glazed door screen at main entrance. Original Bulwell stone boundary wall with gate piers and original brick garden wall adjacent to No.2 Huntingdon Drive.

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