This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SP1566 HIGH STREET 652-1/10/7 (West side) 02/08/72 Nos.18 AND 20 Forest Cottage (No.20)
Pair of houses. Late C18 with later alterations. Brick; gabled roof with renewed tiles with brick ridge and end stacks. Each of central staircase, double-fronted, plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic; 4-window range. Top dentilled brick cornice. Recessed entrances reached up 3 stone steps with iron handrails, both have doorcases with architraves, cornice and dentilled pediments to 6-fielded-panel doors (2 panels glazed). No.20 (left) has hipped bay windows with 1:3:1-light transomed glazing and iron opening panes to returns; No.18 (right) has C19 canted bays with frieze and cornice over 1/1:2/2:1/1 horned sashes. First floor has segmental-headed windows, 2 with C20 uPVC frames to left and 2 with 4-pane top-hung casements (replacing 2/2 sashes) with C20 shutters to right. 4 dormers, 2 with hipped roofs to left, and 2 gabled, all with 2-light casements. Rear has 2-storey wing and 2 gabled dormers to left; C20 dormer to right, over single-storey wing with one return window with 3-light small-paned casement with iron opening casement. INTERIOR: not inspected. No.20 was not previously listed.
Listing NGR: SP1518766433
© Mr David Morphew. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Morphew, David
Rights Holder: Morphew, David
Brick, Tile, Georgian House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling