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Description: Green Stead
Date Listed: 8 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 120344
OS Grid Reference: TM1775422448
OS Grid Coordinates: 617754, 222448
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8581, 1.1608
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THORPE-LE-SOKEN HIGH STREET
TM 1722 (South west side)
8/118 Green Stead
House. Circa early C18; brick facade probably C19. Rendered timber frame with
painted Flemish bond brick front. Steeply-pitched plain tile roof with gabled ends
and spracketed eaves. Red brick gable end stacks with brick tumbling to set-offs.
2-room plan with central entrance passage, the left room is the parlour and the right
hand room the kitchen. The outshut behind the kitchen may be original, but the rear
left outshut is C19.
2-storeys and attic. Symmetrical 2-window front; large window openings with segmental
brick arches and C19 6-pane sashes. Central doorway with moulded eaved architrave,
its pediment or canopy missing and glazed and panelled door. Two C20 flat roof
dormers. Outshuts at rear, left rendered, right brick.
Interior: Most of the early C18 2-panel doors remain intact. Left hand room has
brick fireplace with curved back and chamfered timber lintel. Right hand room has
large brick fireplace, partly dismantled and lintel missing. The two ground floor
and two first floor rooms have axial ceiling beams, those on right chamfered, the
first floor with cyma steps; those on left with bowtel mouldings. Original winder
staircase at rear right end of passage.
Listing NGR: TM1775422448
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Source: English Heritage
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