Roof detail, Former lodge for Foxwarren Park. Designed by Charles Buxton with the assistance of Frederick Barnes. 1860. Byfleet Road, near Cobham, Surrey. Photograph and text by Jacqueline Banerjee. 2008. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL.]

Note not only the neatly tile-capped crow-stepped gables and diapered brickwork, but also the chimney-stacks joined at the top and bottom, the iron cresting on the roof-ridge, the decorative scalloped bargeboarding over the dormer window, and the little quatrefoil window near the top of the gable. All these ornamental touches must have been carefully thought out.

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