Architect: Isaac Barradale
“There are commodious stores, wash-house, and wine and beer cellars in the basement ; the ground-floor contains dining, drawing, and breakfast-rooms, with spacious kitchen offices ; the first floor contains bath- room, w.c, housemaid’s closet, three bedrooms, and dressing-room ; the attic floor contains a billiard-room and servants’ bedroom. The lower portion of the building is faced with red tapped bricks ; the upper portion is constructed with timber framing, coated with Stockholm tar, the spaces between being filled in with brickwork, finished with a coat of rough bronze plaster. The roofs are covered with Broseley strawberry-colour tiles. The works have been carried out by Mr. Nicholas Elliott, builder, from the designs of Mr. Isaac Barradale, F.R.I.B.A., Leicester. ” Published in The Building News, September 24, 1880.