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6 Barrack Lane

Detached house c1910-20. In single household use. Barrack Lane, previously named Barrack Road, formed main access to Army Barracks in The Park from Derby Road. Barracks, built 1793 demolished c1870, was replaced by sections of new estate roads Pelham Crescent and Cavendish Crescent North. Site of house and a number of other houses on Barrack lane previously used as allotment/gardens. Two storeys plus basement. Red brick with hipped and gabled plain tile roofs. Because of steeply sloping site lower part of main house is located a storey height below Barrack Lane level. Single storey wing at Barrack Lane level on road front with half timbered gable. Behind, gabled end of main house also with timber framework with white plaster infill panels to upper part of gable. Side entrance to house at lower level with glazed lean-to porch and plain tile roof. Brickwork details include corbelled and dentillated abutments with timber framework plus corbelled brackets to overhanging eaves. Irregular roof arrangement with a number of hips and gables. Half round clay ridge tiles and bonnet hip tiles. Plain verges to some gables, others with bargeboards. Red brick chimney stacks with shaped and tiled plinths, string courses plus corbelled dentil detail to caps. Casement windows generally, including a number of cross windows with leaded glazing. Original coursed rubble stone boundary wall adjacent to Barrack Lane, now partly removed to allow car access. Main garden area slopes down to coursed rubble stone boundary wall on Harlaxton Drive.

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6 barrack lane

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