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11 Cavendish Crescent South

Large detached house c1875, by architect Robert Evans for himself. Now converted into flats. Two storeys plus basement and attics. Red brick with ashlar dressings and hipped and gabled plain tile roof. Later alteration and enlargement of main entrance porch adjacent to South Road. Part of original lower garden area including outbuilding adjacent to Lenton Road developed for separate residential use c1977-80.Original single storey, pitched roof outbuilding on road front adjacent to Cavendish Crescent South now altered and converted for garage use. Single storey pitched roof porch on same front. Single and two storey canted window bays with flat roofs on garden front. Stepped brick relief patterning at gables with brick banding and dentillation detail at first and second floor levels. Splay brick reveals to a number of openings. Stonework features include full surrounds with mullions and transoms to a number of openings particularly main entrance, garden front and staircase window on east facade. Elsewhere, separate stone lintels and sills. Plain tile roof with hips plus prominent pair of gables on garden front. Pair of gabled dormers facing Cavendish Crescent South and single gabled dormer above main entrance. Overhanging bargeboards to gables and gabled dormers with carved trefoil end detail. Flat roofed dormer windows added. Clay ridge and hip tiles with lead valleys. Red brick side wall and ridge chimney stacks with decorative brick banding at caps. One original stack, other stacks partially rebuilt or rendered. Original pots replaced. Original rainwater fittings replaced and further pipework added. Casement windows generally with a number of alterations and additions. Original red brick boundary wall with saddleback copings and coursed rubble stone plinth. Part of wall now rendered and painted. New openings formed in boundary wall adjacent to Cavendish Crescent South.

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