26 The Butts

26 The Butts

Residence built in 18th century or as early as 1690 as a doctor’s surgery and residence.

Grade II statutory listed.

in Butts Conservation Area.

English Heritage Listing

Early C18. Similar to No 24. Brown brick with red brick dressings. 2-storeys, basement and attic, 6 windows. Basement has plinth, windows have cambered relieving arches; ground floor windows have segmental arches; with projecting  keystones. Sunk rectangular window apron panels below 1st floor windows.  Modillion eaves cornice, machine tile hipped roof, 2 segmental-headed dormers.  Doorway; 6 fielded panel door, traceried fanlight, surround of narrow panels, bracketed hood. 6 windows. NMR.

Other information

18th century house used as the local hospital from 1890s to 1920s when the Cottage Hospital was built.

According to historical records, this building could be as early as 1690.

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