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17 Cavendish Crescent South

Detached house c1870, now converted into two flats. Two storeys plus basement and attic. Red brick with ashlar dressings and hipped slate roof. Coach house and stable buildings adjacent to Lenton Road, late 19c/early 20c, now altered and converted for separate residential use. Large part of original garden at side of house lost to separate residential developments c1970-80. Garage building added in entrance forecourt area. Prominent doorway on main entrance front with moulded brick pilasters, shafts and stone dressings plus decorated stone pointed arch head. Above at first floor level, large stone framed hall window with leaded lights and stained glass. Two storey pointed window bay on garden front plus central gabled dormer window. To left, square corner door/ window bay with slate pyramidal roof. Late 20c conservatory added to garden front. Two storey canted window bay on west facing facade. Prominent pair of brick dormer windows on road front with stone pediments, flanked by stone pedestals with urns. Below at ground level, pair of single storey brick outbuildings, now partly rendered. Various brickwork details include shafts with moulded plinths and capitals at door and window reveals, ornamentation at main entrance doorway plus blue brick decorative banding. Stonework features include lintels and sills generally, mullioned windows, dormer window dressings, steps etc. Hipped slate roof, with bay roofs and gabled dormers. Prominent curved wooden bracket detail at projecting eaves. Red brick chimney stacks with brick relief patterning, decorative stone panels and corbelled brick caps. A number of original chimney pots are missing or replaced. Some original rainwater fittings replaced and further pipework added. Plain sash windows to original openings generally. Panelled, double leaf main entrance door. A number of alterations and additions to door and window openings. Part of original brick boundary wall with gate opening between outbuildings on road front removed and replaced with railings. Other sections of wall have been rendered. Brick piers with moulded stone caps to forecourt entrance.

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