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Description: The Gables
Date Listed: 21 December 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 115340
OS Grid Reference: TL6758530606
OS Grid Coordinates: 567585, 230606
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9487, 0.4371
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TL 6730 GREAT BARDFIELD VINE STREET
8/201 The Gables
House. C14, altered in C17 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. Short hall range of one or 2 bays facing SE, two 2-bay
crosswings. Internal stack at rear of left crosswing, axial stack at junction
of hall and right crosswing. C20 rear extensions. 2 storeys. 3-window range
of C20 casements. C20 door, and garage doors in right crosswing. Small jetty
at left side, not part of the original structure. The interior has jowled
posts, some exposed studding. Originally both crosswings were jettied to the
front, now underbuilt, and the front wall of the hall range has been rebuilt to
align with the underbuilt jetties. Inserted floor in'hall range with richly
moulded beams, early C16. Rear wall of hall raised by approx. one metre and
roof rebuilt in C17. Timbers on left side of right crosswing are soot-encrusted
under paint. Right crosswing has cambered tiebeam with one brace of wide
section, and complete crownpost roof with axial braces of wide section. Left
crosswing has cambered tiebeam with 2 arched braces, roof originally of
crownpost construction but rebuilt above tiebeam. RCHM 33.
Listing NGR: TL6758530606
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Source: English Heritage
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