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Description: Welspen Thatch
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160248
OS Grid Reference: TL4039032169
OS Grid Coordinates: 540390, 232169
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9703, 0.0423
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TL 4032 ANSTEY SILVER STREET
7/27 Welspen Thatch
House. Early C18 or earlier, restored after fire 1983, higher W block
1984. Timber frame on stuccoed sill, weatherboarded with steep,
half-hipped, thatch roof carried down over rear outshut. 1½ storeys,
3-cells, internal-chimney, lobby entry plan house facing S with chimney
a third from original W end. Stair now in E service end. S front has 4
windows and 3 swept dormers at eaves (formerly only one, to hall)
2-light flush, small-paned casements. Gabled front porch with battened
door. Interior has exposed timbers, thin studs, straight tension braces
and wide open brick fireplaces with timber lintol. Unjowled posts. Floor
and lean-to roof carried on ledges pegged to walls. Axial main beams.
Face-halved bladed scarf in wallplate. Clasped purlin roof with thin
poles for thatch. (Bailey (1980)24).
Listing NGR: TL4039032169
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Source: English Heritage
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