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Description: Crown House
Date Listed: 20 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 118277
OS Grid Reference: TL5090813979
OS Grid Coordinates: 550908, 213979
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8041, 0.1873
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TL 51 SW SHEERING THE STREET,
(formerly listed under
3/10 Sheering Street South Side)
House, early C17, extended in C19 and C20. Timber framed, roughcast rendered,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays aligned approx. SW-NE, with axial
chimney stack between 2 NE bays and external stack at SW gable. Rear wing,
C19 or C20, and C20 extension in E angle extending to NE. Lean-to extensions
at NE end, and to rear of SW chimney stack. 2 storeys with attics. 3 window
range of C20 casements, 6-panel door in trellised porch with concave lead roof.
Recessed panel with round-arched head in front of shaft of SW chimney stack.
Chamfered beams with lamb's tongue stops over SW lower room. Joggled butt
purlin roof, incorporating some smoke-blackened timbers from a medieval hall
house. Dog-leg stairs rising to first floor and attic mainly C17, with C20
Listing NGR: TL5090813979
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Source: English Heritage
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