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Shawms, Conduit Head Road

History of Shawms, Conduit Head Road

Listed Building

1938 by M. J. Blanco White. Timber framed on concrete raft, with concrete boiler room to west end. Horizontal weatherboard cladding. Felt roof. Modern Movement style. 2 storey plus roof conservatory .4-window range to entrance (north) front. Glazed door set to right of centre under flat projecting porch hood supported on 2 steel posts. Continuous frieze of sliding timber ground-floor casements. 3 first-floor windows, each with 4 sliding plate-glass leafs. Plain parapet. South elevation is a 5~window range. Ground floor with 2 recessed bays, each with a 3-light sliding casement. Remainder of ground floor with 3 4-light sliding casements. First floorlit through 5 continuous plate-glass sliding casements. Plain parapet. Flat roof laid with concrete paving tiles. Single-storey rectangular roof conservatory with bowed south face, continuously galzed to south with 5 plate-glass casements. Stack abuts to west. INTERIOR. Hardboard wall cladding throughout. Open ladderstaircase with iron handrail.


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