Corner Cottage

Guy Hollaway Architects
Dover, 2009

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  • Begun: Feb 2009
  • Completed: Dec 2009
  • Floor area: 176m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £240,000
  • Address: Corner Cottage, Granville Road, St Margaret's Bay, Dover, CT15 6DT, United Kingdom

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