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Description: Soames Place
Date Listed: 31 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 142406
OS Grid Reference: SU6545330696
OS Grid Coordinates: 465453, 130696
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0719, -1.0672
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SU 63 SE ROPLEY SOAMES LANE
4/5 Soames Place
House. C15, C16, C17, C18, with C20 restoration. Walls have massive exposed
framing, indicating several phases of construction: part of the lower wall has
close studding with flint infill, other parts have brick infill: the lower wall
at the north end is of flint work with brick dressings, at the west end is a
section of ashlar chalkstone with brick dressings. Thatched roof, hipped at
the east end, ½-hipped at the west with a catslide above a (C20) rear outshot;
shafted stack. A medieval timber-framed hall, with C16 and C17 timber-framed
extensions, with inserted late Tudor fireplaces (and 1st floor to part), and
recladding and west end extension of the C18. North front of 2 storeys,
irregular fenestration. Casements, 2 old openings with diagonal oak mullions,
and an oriel of 5 lights, on 3 brackets. C20 ½-timbered porch with a gabled
tile roof. Interior: exposed framework and 2 Tudor fireplaces, with chamfered
Listing NGR: SP7006133476
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Source: English Heritage
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