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Description: Thorpe Green House
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 120305
OS Grid Reference: TM1693423057
OS Grid Coordinates: 616934, 223057
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8639, 1.1493
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THORPE-LE-SOKEN COLCHESTER ROAD
TM 12 SE (north side)
5/76 Thorpe Green House
House. Late C16, altered in C19 and C20. Partly timber framed and plastered,
partly of red brick in Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red clay tiles and
slate. Comprises 3 parallel ranges aligned NE-SW, facing SE (1) late C16 timber
framed range of 3 bays with central stack, probably originally of lobby-entrance
plan, with tiled roof, (2) early C19 brick entrance range to SE, with an
internal stack at each end, roofed with slate, (3) C19 brick service range to
rear, roofed with slate. Small C19 2-storey extension to NE, plastered with
slate roof. 2 small C20 single-storey extensions to NW, with slate roofs. 2
storeys. 3-window range of early C19 sashes of 16 lights, with flat brick
arches and some crown glass. Central door altered to sash window in C20. Roof
of shallow pitch with long overhanging eaves. 6-panel door with flat canopy in
left return. Jowled posts, curved braces trenched outside close studding.
Chamfered transverse and axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, joists plastered
to the soffits. Edge-halved and bridled scarfs in wallplates. Roof not
examined, but the ceiling of the upper rooms appears to be an C18 insertion.
Listing NGR: TM1693423057
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Source: English Heritage
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