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7 Lenton Road

One of architect Watson Fothergill’s earliest houses in The Park c1873. Grade II Listed, also known as Fothergill House. Similar in scale and style to adjacent house Castle Bank (no.5), also by Watson Fothergill. Three storeys including attic plus basement. Red brick facades with extensive brick and stone decorative patterning. Corbelled brick eaves with sawtooth brick detailing and linear arrangement of inset eight–pointed stars. Numerous blue brick string and flush courses. Brick drip moulds and voussoirs to half round arches over gable windows and brick scroll mouldings to a number of window reveals. Geometric brick pattern over main entrance doorway. Moulded stone door and window dressings with band courses at window head and sill levels. An area of facade brickwork adjacent to the pavement on Lenton Road has been rendered. Complex roof with gables, hipped canted bay, hipped square turret, dormers and gabled dormer. Slate with lead flashings to ridges and valleys. Iron finials. Dual tone linear slate patterning on roof. Original c.i. rainwater fittings replaced. Prominent tapered brick chimney stacks with brick relief detailing, blue brick string courses plus corbelled and stepped cappings. Buff ‘louvre’ pots. Boarded main entrance door. Sash windows generally. Some minor alterations to windows. Alterations to conservatory and yard wall. Original brick boundary wall and gate piers adjacent to Lenton Road including shaped brick balustrading, blue plinth bricks and stone saddleback copings. Stone caps to main entrance gate piers. Half round brick copings to brick garden wall. Originally, rear garden areas of Nos.5 and 7 were combined into single shared garden. Garages facing Ogle Drive built 1963 at the bottom of the garden. The original house remains mainly intact externally with no significant alterations or extensions.

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