Cottages and Terraces

Photo:Kingsland Terrace, west side

Kingsland Terrace, west side

brick front with clay bat side and back

Photo:Rear of Kinsland Terrace

Rear of Kinsland Terrace

Under renovation, showing clay bats

Photo:Hope Cottage, Silver Street

Hope Cottage, Silver Street

A pair of cootages on a brick plinth. The original render was squared to imitate masonry.

Photo:53 and 55 Silver Street

53 and 55 Silver Street

Brick front to a clay bat sides and rear

Photo:64, High Street

64, High Street

Brick front with clay bat sides and rear

Photo:Little White House, West End

Little White House, West End

Typical rendered clay bat wall with plinth and odd window shapes

Photo:38, 40 Back Street

38, 40 Back Street

brick front and clay bat rear and sides

Photo:Pixie Cottage. Back Street

Pixie Cottage. Back Street

Clay bat with pebble dash

Photo:Church Path cottages

Church Path cottages

Associated with the Six Bells pub

Photo:29, High Street

29, High Street

Brick front, clay bat rear and sides

Photo:Cottages, Springhead

Cottages, Springhead

This pair of cottages does not appear on the 1841 Tithe Map. they are made entirely of clay bats on a flint plinth. The matching adjoining wash-houses are now demolished

Photo:Buttway Cottages

Buttway Cottages

3 cottages built for farmworkers

Photo:Cottages Gardiners Lane

Cottages Gardiners Lane

Clay bat with cob raised on a wall

Photo:Cottages, Gardiners Lane

Cottages, Gardiners Lane

left: Cob upper storey on brick wall. Right: clay bat with new extension

Photo:Kingsland Terrace

Kingsland Terrace

Brick to the street but clay bat elsewhere.

Smaller Houses constructed with Clay Bats

By Peter Greener

Many of the houses built in the village between 1850 and 1920 were built either entirely or with some element of clay bat or cob in their construction.

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