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Description: Barnabys Hotel
Date Listed: 16 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 123049
OS Grid Reference: TQ8180090382
OS Grid Coordinates: 581800, 190382
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5830, 0.6226
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RAYLEIGH THE CHASE
7/106 Barnaby's Hotel
House, now a hotel. C16 or earlier origin with later alterations and additions.
Timber framed. C18 red brick front. Grey slate hipped roof. Right, left and
rear red brick chimney stacks. Rear wings. The original 3 window range building
breaks forward with single bays to right and left. Stone parapet. 3 small paned
vertically sliding shutters with gauged brick arches and shutters to first floor,
similar window to ground floor left, C19 bay to ground floor right. Central
pedimented porch with dentilled soffit supported by plain columns and pilasters
with moulded capitals and bases, double 6 panelled doors. Most internal features
concealed but heavy flat section ceiling beams and stop chamfered bridging joists
visible, also solid arched braces to ground floor bridging joist. Carved 3 panel
overmantel dated 1641 with figures to panels. No inspection of first floor at
time of resurvey but said to contain part of exposed timber frame. Reputed to
have been a Tudor hunting lodge.
Listing NGR: TQ8180090382
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Source: English Heritage
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