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Description: The Bridge House
Date Listed: 27 January 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 117323
OS Grid Reference: TL9195327060
OS Grid Coordinates: 591953, 227060
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9090, 0.7892
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ALDHAM FORD STREET
The Bridge House
TL 92 NW 7/63
C17 house embodying earlier timber framing. One double range forming an L-plan
by junction with a single range aligned roughly east-west of 2 storeys throughout.
The front range has red brick casing with pilastered returns dated: 'MAB 1847',
with range of 5 windows on first storey and horned 2 pane sashes on ground storey
with stucco heads - keystoned - and sills. Front door in wide wooden case with
2 flattened columns and flat leaded hood, in fielded returns. Roof ridged and
gabled, pegtiled with 3 course brick eaves cornice, 2 red brick chimney stacks
in rear slope. Inside on the first floor much pine panelling, ceiling cornices
and chair rails all circa 1700. The front range has a C16 timber east wall that
was raised 3 feet in the early C17.
Listing NGR: TL9195327060
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Source: English Heritage
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