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13-17, High Street, Fareham

Description: 13-17, High Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 October 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 141599

OS Grid Reference: SU5824106325
OS Grid Coordinates: 458241, 106325
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8535, -1.1740

Location: High Street, Fareham, Hampshire PO16 7AF

Locality: Fareham
Local Authority: Fareham Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: PO16 7AF

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Listing Text

(West side)
Nos.13-16 (consec)


Range of houses with shop premises. Circa 1300, with later alterations and refronted in C18. Timber-framed with vitrefied header bond brick front with red brick dressings; rendered and flint south side. Clay plain tile roof with hipped end. Brick axial and end stacks. PLAN: On left [S] Nos.13 and 14 has circa 1300 2-bay frame; and to its right No.15 has a circa 1300 2-bay cross-wing in the form of a large chamber over a store with a low ceiling; in the rear bay of cross-wing is an C18 staircase serving No.16 [to right] which was amalgamated with No.15. EXTERIOR: 2-storeys and attic. Asymmetrical 2:1:2 window east front of brick with parapets, 2 windows to right with platband over first floor windows. 12 and 16-pane sashes in flush frames, red brick cambered arches and jambs; 3-storey 1-bay centre with rendered arches; ground floor, Nos.15 and 16 have C18 pilastered doorcases with shouldered architraves, panelled reveals and segmental open pediments, No.16 with fielded panel door. Nos.13, 14 and 15 have C20 shop fronts, No.16 has 12-pane sashes. Brick wings at rear. INTERIOR: No.13 and 14 have 2-bay Medieval crown-post roof; No.14 has cavetto-moulded axial beam with large joists, which extend at the front forming a jetty. No.15 has 2-bay circa 1300 cross-wing with low ceiling to ground floor room with large chamfered cross-beam with curved brace at one end and large unchamfered joists; chamber above [now partitioned] has 2-bay king-post roof with arch-braces [missing] to a chamfered cambered tie-beam supporting a tall king-post with long curved under-rafters [or inner principals], raking struts rise from low down on the king-post, across the under-rafters to the principal rafters, supporting side-purlins between the under and principal rafters; one surviving straight longitudinal brace from king-post to ridgepiece [cf. No.42 Chesil Street, Winchester]. A good C18 staircase in rear bay of chamber, rises from hall-passage of No.16, which has good Georgian joinery and tenoned-purlin roof. NOTE: No.15's frame has been dendro-dated, 1280-1312. SOURCE: Roberts, E. Survey Report.

Listing NGR: SU5824006318

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Source: English Heritage

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