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Description: Swan House and School View
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 150344
OS Grid Reference: SO3893358139
OS Grid Coordinates: 338933, 258139
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2181, -2.8953
PEMBRIDGE CP WEST STREET (north side)
SO 3858 - 3958
10/86 Swan House and
25.3.87 School View
Hall-house, now divided into two tenements. C14 with late C16 or early C17
inserted floor, extensively altered during late C19 and C20. Timber-framed
core refaced with brick on sandstone rubble plinth; Welsh slate roof. Hall
of six bays with later stacks added to east and west gable ends; entrances
to south front. Two storeys. Swan House to left with two 9-pane C20 glazing
barn sash windows on first floor; 12-pane glazing bar sash windows flank 5-
panelled door with plain overlight. School View to right with three small
2-light casement windows on first floor and two 2-light casement windows to
left of ledged door with lean-to porch below. Interior of Swan House
reveals moulded main posts of earlier core with moulded and embattled wall-
plate. Five trusses with moulded tie-beams formerly arch-braced (these
have been cut), moulded collars and cusped struts, two tiers of moulded
purlins and two tiers of cusped wind-bracing. Smoke blackened trusses.
The inserted cross-beamed ceiling has steeply chamfered beams. Open fire-
place with chamfered surround.
Listing NGR: SO3892858139
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Source: English Heritage
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