WORTLEY COTTAGES.

Elmesthorpe, Leicestershire.

1896

For the Earl of Lovelace.

 

Originally thatched but rebuilt by Voysey with slate roofs after a fire in 1914.

 

 

Wortley Cottages,
Image from The Studio, International Art Magazine (1897)

 

 

Cottages at Elmesthorpe,
Aymer Vallance, International Studio, No. 85, 1904

 

 

Cottages at Elmesthorpe,
Aymer Vallance, International Studio, No. 85, 1904

 

 

 

Photo by Brian Arnold on Images of  England

 

 

Photo on unmitigatedengland.blogspot.de

 

 

Photo on unmitigatedengland.blogspot.de

 

 

Photo on www.rightmove.co.uk (photo taken in 2014)

 

 

Photo on www.rightmove.co.uk (photo taken in 2014)

 

 

Photo on www.rightmove.co.uk (photo taken in 2014)

 

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Drawing in: Simpson, C.F.A Voysey an architect of individuality, fig.17, p.45
RIBA Drawings Collection

 

 

 

Cottages at Elmesthorpe,
Aymer Vallance, International Studio, No. 85, 1904
RIBA

 

 

Modern plans in 2014
 plans on www.rightmove.co.uk

 

 

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Photographs, drawings, perspectives and other design patterns
at the Royal Institut of British Architects Drawings and Photographs Collection.
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Link > Photograph by Brian Arnold in 1999
            on www.imagesofengland.org.uk (with description)

ELMESTHORPE STATION ROAD SP 49 NE (north east side) 1/26 Nos.1-6 Wortley Cottages inclusive 19/1/1970 II 6 cottages. Built in 1896 to the designs of C F A Voysey for Lord Lovelace of Kirkby Mallory. Brick, roughcast and whitewashed, with hipped Swithland slate roof. At each end of the front,a diagonal buttress. 6 roughcast stacks, those at the ends external. 2 storeys, 6 bays. The row is designed to appear as 3 symmetrical pairs. At the front, each pair has a central hipped porch with a 6 light leaded casement and a door in each side, 4 of these being the original close-boarded doors with decorative hinges. The central 4 mainly retain the original fenestration with single 4 light casements on each floor, those to the first floor with leaded glazing. No.1, to the left, has a 3 light C20 casement on each floor. No.6, to the right, has a C20 glazing bar casement on each floor. At the rear, each pair has a hipped outbuilding and several late C20 additions. Above, a continuous 6 light strip casement. Nos. 4 and 5 have altered glazing.

 

References

The British Architect, XLVII, 1897, p. 24.

 The Studio, XI, 1897, p. 19; XXXI, 1904, p. 133.
 
 Dekorative Kunst,
I, 1897, p. 246.

 

 

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Other thatched roof cottages in England.
(not by Voysey)

 

Ashbury Cottage,
photo by Nikkonsnapper on flickr

 

 

Buckland, Oxfordshire,
photo by Nikkonsnapper on flickr

 

 

Burrells Farm,
 photo by MiniMine on flickr

 

 

Clifton Hampden,
photo by Steve Parker on flickr

 

 

Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset,
photo by MadPole on flickr

 

 

Cottage at South Hinksey,
 photo by Isisbridge on flickr

 

 

Cottage in Dorset,
 photo by Romford Tony on flickr

 

 

Cottage in Winterbourne, Dorset,
 photo by Lily May 47 on flickr

 

 

Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Stratford-upon-Avon,
 photo by Thesera Elvin on flickr

 

 

Lesham,
photo by DavidQuick on flickr

 

 

North Hinksey - Ruskin Cottage,
 photo by Isisbridge on flickr

 

 

Repton,
 photo on francisfrith.com

 

 

Sandy Lane,Wiltshire,
photo by lreed7649 on flickr

 

 

Shepreth,
 photo by fen_snapz on flickr

 

 

 

Thatched roof cottage, Sandy Lane, Wiltshire,
 photo by lreed7649 on flickr

 

 

 

Thatched cottage in Ellington, Cambridgeshire,
photo by stephenbuchan on flickr

 

 

Thatched houses in Ellington, Cambridgeshire,
 photo by stephenbuchan on flickr

 

 

Thatched roof cottage in West Deeping, near Peterborough,
photo by Coolhouse on Flickr

 

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