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Description: Lower Townend
Date Listed: 26 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 153005
OS Grid Reference: SO7111043118
OS Grid Coordinates: 371110, 243118
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0857, -2.4230
BOSBURY CP -
so 74 SW
7/40 Lower Townend
House. C16 or C17 fragment of larger building incorporating C15 truss of
an earlier structure, C20 minor additions. Timber-framed with rendered
infill and part painted brick infill, sandstone plinth and stack with brick
shafts, tiled roof. Two framed bays aligned east/west with entrance in south
face, C20 addition to east gable end, large axial stack toward west end.
Single storey and attic; north front, large gabled dormer with 3-light case-
ment window, 2-light window to ground floor, and single light in small pro-
jection to left. Three conjoined star-plan shafts to stack. Framing:
irregular three square panels with large swept brace from sill to central
main post. Interior: central upper cruck truss (possibly a full cruck but
lower section not visible) with cusped struts to collar; large open fireplace
with moulded surround to ground floor, fragments of plastered decoration in
Listing NGR: SO7111043118
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Source: English Heritage
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