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Abrahams House and Rose View with Adjoining Plinth and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Betley, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.0333 / 53°1'59"N

Longitude: -2.3684 / 2°22'6"W

OS Eastings: 375394

OS Northings: 348506

OS Grid: SJ753485

Mapcode National: GBR 02C.VCY

Mapcode Global: WH9BL.L0FY

Entry Name: Abrahams House and Rose View with Adjoining Plinth and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 12 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271214

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486946

Location: Betley, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, CW3

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Civil Parish: Betley

Built-Up Area: Betley

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Betley St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


1580/10/10003 Abrahams House and Rose View with adjo
12-FEB-01 ining plinth and gate piers


Pair of estate cottages. Dated 1879. By Robert Griffiths for Thomas Fletcher Twemlow. Red brick, with blue brick and ashlar dressings, and steep pitched gabled and hipped plain tile roofs. Prominent side wall and ridge stacks with coped square flues set diagonally. Plinth, flush brick quoins, first floor band, dentillated eaves. Windows are mainly original wooden casements and sashes.
Frontage has a a central 3-1ight cross casement, and above it, a gabled through-eaves dormer with a 2-light casement. To left, a hipped bay, 2 storeys, with a door flanked by cross casements. Above, three 2-light casements. To right, a slightly projecting gabled bay with a 3-light cross casement, and above, a 2-1ight casement. In the gable, a datestone inscribed "TFT 1879". Setback bay to right has recessed doorway. Left return has hooded porch with half -glazed door, flanked by buttress and side wall stack. 2-light casement above. Right return has single sash to ground floor, and 2 sashes above.
Rear has projecting gabled bay to right.1n the centre, a 3-light cross casement, flanked on each side by a door and a cross casement. These are covered by late C20 conservatories. Above, to left, a large gabled through-eaves dormer with 4 lights divided by brick mullions. To right, a 2- light casement.
INTERIORS: Abrahams' House has cornices to principal rooms, and original 4-panel doors. Original stone fireplace with mantel shelf on brackets and register grate. Adam-style fireplace probably inserted. Straight stair and landing with stick balusters. Rose View has cornices to principal rooms and some original4-panel doors. Corner fireplace to ground floor, and original grate in similar fireplace to first floor. Winder stair with stick balusters. Both houses retain their original plan.
OUTSIDE: Chamfered blue brick plinth across the full width of the frontage, returned at the right end. 2 pairs of square brick gatepiers with pyramidal stone caps. Similar single pier to left.

Listing NGR: SJ7539448506

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