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Description: Turners House
Date Listed: 28 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114445
OS Grid Reference: TL7606038544
OS Grid Coordinates: 576060, 238544
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0174, 0.5643
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TL 7638 GREAT YELDHAM NORTH ROAD, East Side
7/11 Turners House
Wrongly shown on OS map as Turners Cottage. House, C15, altered in C16, C19 and
C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay hall
aligned approx. N-S with integral parlour/solar bay to S, service bay missing.
Aspect W. Late C16 chimney stack in rear wall of S bay of hall, C18/19 chimney
stack at S end. Single-storey lean-to extension with internal chimney stack at
N end, C20. Single-storey with attics. C20 door in tiled gabled porch, 2 C20
casement windows, one C17 wrought iron casement window, one late C16 fixed
window with 2 ovolo mullions, all with diamond leading. One gabled dormer with
2 C17 wrought iron casements. The interior has jowled posts, exposed studding
with display bracing at S end of hall, late C16 inserted floor, comprising
chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops and plain joists of horizontal
section. Deep arch braces to central tiebeam of hall, severed for doorway.
Crownpost roof with one square crownpost with 4-way bracing, smoke blackened.
Ground floor hearth partly rebuilt, first floor hearth with original depressed
brick arch. RCHM 14.
Listing NGR: TL7606038544
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Source: English Heritage
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