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6 Huntingdon Drive

One of a number of similar Edwardian houses on Huntingdon Drive c1906-8, probably by Lawrence Bright & Son Architects. Later Arts and Crafts with Art Nouveau details. Original plan of house by Bright & Son for Carr & Co.1906. Also named ‘Avoca’. In single household use. Single storey extensions and alterations. Plan prepared by W. Higginbotham for garage for Percy Johnson c1922 replacing original brick boundary wall. Later replacement garage building by architect John Marshall c1977, including rebuilding of boundary wall on Tattershall Drive. Plans for alterations for P.Johnson c1920 / 30 with inglenook by architect Wilson & Rigley c1925. Conservatory added c1992, possibly in position of original veranda. Three storeys including attic plus basement. Originally, part rendered and part red brick facades with white painted rendered areas mainly at first floor level. Originally, brick to all ground floor facades but now rendered or painted. Brick quoins to some rendered areas at first floor level and corbelled brick stop detail at abutment with render at first floor storey height level. Half - timbered styling to rear gable and parts of garden front. Two storey canted window bay facing the garden. First floor oriel window on road front. Original clay plain tiles and ridge tiles to gabled roof. Painted wood bargeboards to gables with projecting wood eaves and fascias. Original dormer window overlooking garden. Red brick chimney stacks with decorative stone bands and projecting stone caps. Upper part of one stack has been removed. Red clay louvre type chimney pots. Mainly casement windows including a number of alterations and replacements. Prominent box shaped oriel window over main entrance doorway, with projecting flat roof and supported on wood bracket. Glazing bars and leaded lights to some casements. Original main entrance doorway with twin glazed apertures and projecting flat roofed canopy. Original brick boundary wall and copings adjacent to Tattershall Drive.

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