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Description: France Corner
Date Listed: 24 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 132816
OS Grid Reference: SO8973303068
OS Grid Coordinates: 389733, 203068
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7262, -2.1500
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SO 8803-8903 CHALFORD CHALFORD HILL
10/22 France Corner
Former row of weavers' houses now detached house. Mid-late C18,
enlarged early C19. Coursed rubble limestone; ashlar chimneys;
stone slate roof. Three-storey with attic; various outshuts to
rear. Front: main part to right is earlier with 3 ranges of
casements, 2 to left segmental arched small-pane timber casements,
leaded iron casements to top floor; 3-light chamfered stone
mullioned casements to right, also leaded on top floor. Small
gabled roof dormer with leaded casement. Addition to left has 3-
window segmental arched fenestration, that to centre on upper floor
blocked, others leaded. Three doorways to row, each with
projecting flat-roofed stone porches with moulded cornice, central
porch with scroll elaboration and doorway with Gothic lights.
Three ridge-mounted chimneys. West end: gable end with flight of
stone steps to upper floor doorway with timber lintel and plank
door; small attic single-light above. Rear: parallel roofed
range to east part. Single-light windows to rear of main range.
Interior: some stone fireplaces. Forms part of group with Little
France Corner and Fernleigh (q.v.) and Halstead (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SO8973303068
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Source: English Heritage
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