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Description: The Oaks Restaurant
The Old Bakehouse
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 120318
OS Grid Reference: TM1784622381
OS Grid Coordinates: 617846, 222381
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8575, 1.1621
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THORPE-LE-SOKEN HIGH STREET
TM 1622-1722 (south-west side)
8/89 The Oaks Restaurant
and The Old Bakehouse
House, now restaurant, shop and 2 houses. C17/18, altered in C20. Timber
framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays facing NE with
stack in middle bay behind axis, forming a lobby-entrance. C18/19 extension to
right, with internal stack at end. At left end, catslide extension to rear,
with C20 extensions beyond. At right end, single-storey rear extension, roofed
with red clay corrugated tiles, connecting main block to C19 bakehouse of red
brick roofed with red clay pantiles. 2 storeys and attics. The Oaks
Restaurant, forming the original building, has on the ground floor one C19 sash
of 16 lights and a double splayed shopfront with C20 casements, and on the first
floor 3 early C19 sashes of 16 lights with crown glass; C19 double doors each of
4 panels, the upper panels glazed, and C20 half-glazed door between the splayed
bays. The Old Bakehouse, forming the right end, has on the ground floor a C20
shopfront, and on the first floor one C18/early C19 sash of 12 lights; C20
glazed door. Original winder stair in front of main stack. Chamfered
longitudinal beams with lamb's tongue stops, with plain joists of vertical
section. Primary straight bracing in walls. Wood-burning hearths, much
Listing NGR: TM1784622381
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Source: English Heritage
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