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10 Pelham Crescent

One of a pair of houses c1870-75 possibly by John Loverseed. Layout of The Park Estate, by Hine & Evans 1855-56, anticipated a sweeping crescent linking North Road with Lenton Avenue. However, continued use of nearby Barracks until c1870 resulted in Pelham Crescent becoming a cul-de-sac. In single household use. Red brick with stone dressings, now all painted. Double pitched slate roof. Two storeys plus attic and basement. Basement at garden level on Barrack Lane front. Two storey canted window bay with flat roof on main front facing Pelham Crescent with gable above. To the left, single storey hipped roof bay with gabled dormer at attic level above. Two storey flat roofed entrance bay abutting side facade with gabled dormer to main roof above. Gabled rear facade facing Barrack Lane with lean-to porch at garden level. Single storey flat roofed rear extension and separate garage building adjacent to Barrack Lane, 20c. Former outbuilding adjacent to Barrack Lane now converted into separate dwelling. Brickwork features now obscured by paint include moulded red brick dentillation detail at eaves and gable verges, decorative blue brick banding and square inset panels at storey height level on front and side facades plus polychromatic brickwork to semicircular and segmental arched heads to a number of window openings. Stonework details include copings and sills generally, complete or partial window surrounds with splay reveals, moulded surround to main entrance doorway plus keystones and gable kneelers. Double pitched slate roof with prominent gables on front and rear facades. Also, brick gabled dormers on front and side facades. Clay ridge tiles. Chimney stacks altered or partially rebuilt. Plain and glazing bar sash windows generally. A number of window alterations and additions. Original red brick boundary wall and gate piers on Pelham Crescent with coursed rubble stone plinths. Stone pyramidal caps to gate piers. Half round red brick copings to wall with blue brick string course. Surviving section of brick boundary wall on Barrack Lane.

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