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Description: 25 and 27, the Street
Date Listed: 13 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115509
OS Grid Reference: TL7729414955
OS Grid Coordinates: 577294, 214955
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8051, 0.5701
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TERLING THE STREET
11/161 Nos. 25 and 27
2 adjacent houses, combined to form a range of 3 tenements, under conversion to
2 houses (but differently comprised) at time of survey, February 1985. (1) Mid
Cl6, with C20 additions (2) Early C17, with C18 and C20 additions. Timber
framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. (1) 3 bays facing NE,
with original external stack behind middle bay, and C20 stack at left end. C20
extensions at rear, incomplete at time of survey. (2) 3 bays facing NW, with
internal stack in middle bay, originally forming a lobby-entrance plan, with
small C18 2-storey extension to front with hipped roof, and C20 extension to
right, the whole forming an L-plan with no. 25. 2 storeys. Elevation to The
Street, 4-window range of C20 casements. Plain boarded door. Underbuilt jetty
the full length of (1). C20 door to no. 27 in small C18 extension at right.
(1) Jowled posts, close studding with curved braces trenched to the outside at
rear, wallplates and tiebeams chamfered with step stops, edge-halved and bridled
scarfs, shutter grooves for unglazed windows; roof inaccessible. Blocked
doorway between middle and right bays with hollow-chamfered jambs, head missing.
On the right side of this wall (in no. 27), oak panelling of c.1600, plastered
over. The ground-floor hearth of the rear stack has a chamfered mantel beam,
the chamfer returning in a short-radius curve down the brick jambs, a rare
feature. Inserted window of early glazed type with moulded sill in left end, on
first floor, blocked. (2) Jowled posts, face-halved and bladed scarfs,
wallplates and axial beams chamfered with lamb's tongue stops, plain joists of
vertical section. On first floor, original spice cupboard in stack, with
moulded 4-panel oak door, a rare feature. No. 17 now comprises this house and
the right bay of (1). Most of the panelling recorded by the RCHM is now
missing, or possibly covered. RCHM 11.
Listing NGR: TL7729414955
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Source: English Heritage
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