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Description: High House
The Trading Post
Date Listed: 21 June 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 114633
OS Grid Reference: TL7852335533
OS Grid Coordinates: 578523, 235533
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9896, 0.5986
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TL 78 35 CASTLE HEDINGHAM ST. JAMES STREET
8/118 High House and The
Trading Post(formerly listed
21 6 62 as High House and Jason House)
House and shop. C14 or earlier origin with later additions and alterations.
C18 facade. Timber framed and plastered with ashlar lines. Red plain tiled
roof hipped to left with gablet. Large red brick chimney stack to left and
large attached square shaft chimney stack to right rear wing. Moulded eaves
cornice with brackets to right, possibly covered to left. 2 storeys and
basement. 4 window range first floor with 2 vertically sliding sashes to left
and 2 C17 4-light leaded casements with pightle hooks to right. Ground floor,
left to right, a C19 red tiled double shop front bay with recessed part glazed
door, 2 light small paned vertically sliding sash window, 3 steps to fine 6
panel door with traceried round head light over, plain pilasters with moulded
capitals and bases, raised open pediment with dentilled soffits. Original
blocked shop front to right now with 3 pilasters with moulded capitals and bases
and plain frieze with moulded cornice. Small paned vertically sliding sash
window and shop window to upper frame. Basement window with grill below. To
the right a lower level red tiled painted brick faced building follows the curve
of the road into Queen Street. 2 storeys with double vertically boarded doors
to through carriageway with C20 window over. Part of this property may be
interlinked with 1 Queen Street q.v. 8/98. The whole of complex plan with
several rear ranges. The left rear range with C13/C14 down braced crown post
roof construction and lightning scarf to top plate and some C17 panelling. The
right said to contain panelling, carved overmantel and beatitudes. RCHM 19.
Listing NGR: TL7852335533
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Source: English Heritage
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