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Date Listed: 20 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 121362
OS Grid Reference: TL6274916725
OS Grid Coordinates: 562749, 216725
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8254, 0.3602
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TL61 NW HIGH EASTER SCHOOL LANE
House. Mid C16. Timber framed and plastered with timber frame exposed on first
floor and C20 pargetting on ground floor. Roof is of peg tiles and hipped with
gablets at each end. Of 2 storeys with long wall exposed jetty on front and C18
lean-to on north end linked to C20 hipped roofed extensions. Front has
off-centre C20 gabled porch with exposed framing and brick nogged gable.
Exposed timber framing includes cut back remnants of a number of moulded oriel
windows and a complete moulded bressumer. 2 bays at the south end are C20
extensions and are treated similarly but with pentice roofed garage opening in
the end bay. Windows are C20 timber leaded light casements. A typical 4 bay
long wall jetty house with richly moulded bridging joists, spine beams and
common joists with swept stops. Rear wall stack has mantel beam with similar
mouldings. A central service wall door retains its arched head and a similar
arched head in the front door position has sunk spandrels and moulded surround.
Upper floor partitions seem to have been entirely without studs, probably as a
boarded infill. Scarf joints are halved and bridled and floor joists have
soffit tennons with diminished haunches. RCHM 29.
Listing NGR: TL6274916725
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Source: English Heritage
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