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Description: Croys Grange
Date Listed: 28 June 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 122157
OS Grid Reference: TL6029125245
OS Grid Coordinates: 560291, 225245
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9027, 0.3285
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GREAT EASTON Croys Grange
TL 62 3NW: 4/88
House, late-C16 and mid-cl9. 2 storey, timber framed, with external plaster, but
with ground floor partly encased in red brick. Gabled peg tile roofs. Basically
'L' shaped plan form with additional brick, large, single storey, gabled, bakehouse
block and hipped lean-to, on E end. The rear has remnants of 2 stairtowers and C19
gabled 2 storey extension. Front is C19, refacing with ground floor red bricks and
imitation timber framing, with 2 gabled bay windows with contemporary orolo mullions
and leaded lights. Off-centre gabled porch, arch braced collar and-turned posts on
red brick plinth. A gabled projection at the E end has similar detail and the W end
is jettied. Off-centre, rebuilt concertina stack and smaller, similar original
stack, projecting through roof of bakehouse. The rear has some old pargeting and
mixture of timber casements and old cast iron leaded light casements. The interior
reveals 2 separate houses, at right angles. That, to the E, at right angles to the
road frontage is slightly earlier and has the smaller stack serving the service end.
This has possible open hall and soffit tenon with diminished haunch floor and big tie
beam braces, roof is side purlin with wind bracing and these and other wall braces
have distinctive 'cranked' form. The other unit was floored throughout, with curved
external bracing. The stack forms a 'baffle entry' and has, tunnel through, like
Breach Farm. Roof is clasped side purlin. (RCHM 7).
Listing NGR: TL6029125245
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Source: English Heritage
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