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26 and 26a, London Street, Basingstoke

Description: 26 and 26a, London Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 137958

OS Grid Reference: SU6394351853
OS Grid Coordinates: 463943, 151853
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2623, -1.0849

Location: Market Place, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7PG

Locality: Basingstoke
Local Authority: Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: RG21 7PG

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Listing Text


Nos 26 and 26A


House now shop and offices. Late C16 and later. Timber front, plastered infills,
slated roof. Two storeys, 3 bays, the centre wider to accommodate a cross passage to
the right. Large later C20 addition at rear. Originally, jettied at front; jetty
removed in C19 when new timber-framed facade built in line of ground floor wall, with
arcuated cross-bracing between studs, all exposed. Ground floor has C20 shopfront;
above, central oriel sash window flanked by single sashes. Survival of original frame
limited to first floor structure (with stepped stop-chamfered joists) and crosswall
frames above, incorporating heavily-cambered tie beam supporting queen post trusses
and clasped purlins.

Listing NGR: SU6394251851

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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