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11 Lenton Avenue

Detached house c1875. Also known as Fernleigh. In single household use. A number of early 20c side extensions. Plan by Leslie Harris for garage for Claude Stevenson 1913. Part of original garden area to side of house separately developed for residential use c1985, architect Julian Marsh. Two storey original house plus basement and attics. Red brick with stone dressings and slate half-hipped roof. Pair of brick canted window bays on main front overlooking garden with central gabled dormer above. Single storey extension on road front with flat roof and crenellated brick parapet. Corbelled and moulded brick detail at eaves, half–hip gables and gable dormer. Other brick details include moulded surrounds to gable windows with pointed and segmental arched heads, string courses and hoodmoulds plus blue brick band courses. Stone lintels and sills to a number of openings plus head and sill bands to canted bays and kneelers to half-hip gables. Prominent stone mullioned window on road front with brick patterned infill to central panel. Slate half-hipped roof to original house with large central gabled dormer on garden front. Red brick chimney stacks with brick relief patterning. One stack has been rebuilt. One stack retains original corbelled head detail, others have been altered. Original rainwater fittings replaced and further pipework added. Sash windows generally, some with single glazing bars. Leaded lights to stone framed window on front road. Original brick gate piers with stone caps on Lenton Avenue boundary. Other sections of original brick boundary wall removed as part of adjacent residential development in garden or opened up to provide alternative gated opening plus access to garage. Sections of Lenton Avenue boundary wall have been rendered. Brick boundary wall with half round copings to Hardwick Road boundary.

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