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Description: 46, Bell Street
Date Listed: 6 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 160749
OS Grid Reference: TL4835014820
OS Grid Coordinates: 548350, 214820
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8123, 0.1506
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TL 4835 1482:3/39 6.6.52
C16. Timberframed and plastered house with bracketed jetty at 1st floor
along street front. 2 storeys and 2 windows. Gabled old red tile roof.
Ground floor E flank wall now in old English bond brickwork. Front and
roof stripped in 1970 revealing heavy close studding to front at both
floors, 2 bay structure with W bay shorter, purlin roof with wind bracing,
heavy tension bracing at front halved over outer faces of studs, wattle and
daub panels with ancient pargetting between the studs of triple lines and
triple holes. There is evidence of 2 projecting oriel windows of equal size
in the positions of the existing 1st floor, early C18, 3 light and 4 light
wooden casements with diamond leaded panes. Internal gable stack at E
to larger bay. Present pargetting panelled to follow lines of structural
members around windows. C19, 4 panel flush door and small boarded and ledged
window shutter to plastered Gd floor. Modern shop window replaces C19 one
of same size.
Listing NGR: TL4835014820
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Source: English Heritage
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