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20 Cavendish Crescent North

Built c.1885 this substantial house, now split into three separate households, is one of four similar houses built adjacent to each other. (Nos.16, 18, 20 and 22/24). The ground floor and basement are occupied by the owner of the building with two flats on the upper floors. Part of the original garden adjacent to Tattershall Drive has been lost to residential development c.1970-80. The building fabric remains predominantly intact and in fair condition. There are no significant external alterations or extensions apart from the replacement of a number of original doors and windows. Plain tile ridged, bonnet hipped and gable roofs. A dormer window has been added on the side elevation. Prominent brick corbelled chimney stacks with attractive brick relief patterning. Some of the original ‘crown’ chimney pots are missing. Red brick facades with corbelled and moulded brick detail at eaves, gable verges, string courses and bay roofs. A small area of plinth brickwork on the ground floor has been rendered and painted. Projecting section of front facade with two storey canted brick and stone window bay. Two projecting three storey sections on rear facade, including two storey canted brick and stone window bay. Prominent unpainted stone main entrance portico with Corinthian column capitals, entablature and balustrading. Stone lintels, sills and surrounds to door and window openings, all now painted on the ground floor. Stone hood mould detailing to second floor windows on front facade. Later window opening added on side elevation possibly replacing original large landing window. Circular motif on gable above. Much of the original cast iron gutters and downpipes have been replaced with black plastic. Obtrusive flue pipework on side elevation. Original vertical sliding sash windows generally intact. Original brick boundary wall and gate piers on Cavendish Crescent North remain apart from section lost to drive entrance adjacent to No.22. The remnant of the original garden area now used by ground floor and basement occupant. Original brick garden walls between No.20 and No.18 and No.22 remain.

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