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Description: The Trossachs
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 120323
OS Grid Reference: TM1800822251
OS Grid Coordinates: 618008, 222251
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8562, 1.1644
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THORPE-LE-SOKEN HIGH STREET
TM 1822-1922 (south-west side)
9/94 The Trossachs
House. Late C16, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays facing approx. N with stack in middle bay
behind axis, forming a lobby-entrance. C20 flat-roofed single-storey extensions
to rear and rear left. 2 storeys with attics. Ground floor, 2 splayed bays of
C20 sashes. First floor, 3 C20 sashes. Attic, 3 C20 sashes in gabled dormers.
Central C20 door in gabled porch. Jowled posts, close studding, chamfered axial
beams with step stops, plain joists of horizonal section. Diamond mortices for
unglazed windows in right side. Wattle grooves. Large wood-burning hearth to
right of stack, altered; similar hearth to left, reduced for C20 grate. Winder
stair in front of stack, probably original. Known as Moones in 1828 (E.A. Wood,
A History of Thorpe-le-Soken to the year 1890, 1975, 100).
Listing NGR: TM1800822251
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Source: English Heritage
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