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29 Lenton Avenue

One of a pair of houses c1882-83, possibly by architects Hine & Son.In single household use. Two storeys plus basement and attics with single storey gabled wing on road front. Plan by Albert Eberlin for garage for Sir Albert Ball c1930.Red brick with plain tile gabled roof and prominent gabled dormers. Pair of rectangular window bays on garden facing facade with gable and gabled dormer above at attic level. Similar rectangular bay on side facade with main entrance doorway and gabled dormer at attic level. Single storey pointed window bay adjacent to main entrance. Single storey flat roofed rectangular bay on road front. Variety of brick/terracotta detailing and ornamentation including brick cornice at eaves level, dentillation to eaves, gables and gabled dormers, moulded surrounds to door and window openings, some with pediments and segmental pediments, string courses, voussoirs, festoon reliefs and air vents. Stone dressings to a number of openings plus copings to gabled dormers and bays. Steeply pitched plain tile roof with gables and gabled dormers. Perforated, decorative clay ridge tiles and lead valley flashings. Red brick chimney stacks with brick relief patterning and corbelled heads. Part of one of stack removed. Original pots replaced. Flat roofed dormer window added. Replacement of original rainwater fittings and further pipework added. Originally, mainly sash windows, some with glazing bars and added leaded lights. A number of window alterations and additions including oriel window at first floor level. Partially rebuilt brick boundary wall to Lenton Avenue with saddleback copings and coursed rubble stone plinth. Brick gate piers with stone caps. Brick garden wall adjacent to No.31 and to Cavendish Road West boundary.

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