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Description: Baldersley Cottage
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157602
OS Grid Reference: TL0367601374
OS Grid Coordinates: 503676, 201374
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7015, -0.5011
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CHIPPERFIELD DUNNY LANE
TL 00 SW (South side)
2 houses, purchased as almshouses 1828 and sold 1888, now one house.
Late C17 or early C18, brick infill of front inscribed 'AD 1791' with
many sets of initials. Timber frame with red brick panels and old red
tile roof. A long 2-storeys house facing N set well back from road in an
excavated hollow in the hillside, possibly a gravel pit. Exposed framing
of front has saltire pattern of bracing in centre. 4 windows long with
large internal chimney in middle, large external E gable chimney and
smaller W gable external chimney. Parallel rear extension. 2-light flush
casement windows with rectangular leaded glazing. Lean-to tiled porch.
Well at W end of house. Interior has unjowled posts, thin scantlings,
squared joists and chamfered beams without stops. In 1828 Henry Day gave
£20 to purchase the 2 copyhold tenements and gardens at Chipperfield
Dell for use as almshouses.
Listing NGR: TL0367601374
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Source: English Heritage
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