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Description: 35-39, Church Lane
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 113702
OS Grid Reference: TL7596424424
OS Grid Coordinates: 575964, 224424
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8906, 0.5557
885 CHURCH LANE
(West Side) BOCKING
Nos 35 to 39 (odd)
(formerly listed as Nos 35 and 37)
TL 7524 4/56 25.10.51.
Formerly "The Tabor House". John Bunyan is said to have stayed here. It is
an early C16 timber-framed and plastered house with a late C16 south part and
a gable at the north end. 2 storeys. The upper storey is jet tied on the whole front, with a moulded and carved bressumer on curved and moulded brackets springing from attached shafts with capitals. The ground storey has exposed timber framing. 4 window range, casements, some with old leaded lights. There is a c16 doorway with a 4-centered arch in a square head. Roof tiled with a C16 central chimney stack with fluted shafts and moulded brick caps, on a square base. (The original stack has been rebuilt on the old model). The interior has exposed beams and some original features. RCHM (20).
Listing NGR: TL7596424424
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Source: English Heritage
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