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Description: 2, Church Street
Date Listed: 6 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 160759
OS Grid Reference: TL4841114802
OS Grid Coordinates: 548411, 214802
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8122, 0.1515
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TL 4840 1480:3/62 6.6.52
C15/C16 and later. Plastered 2 storey, 2 window, timberframe house with
steep old red tile roofs. Early jettied and gabled cross wing on E
extending to rear in near contemporary 2-bay section. Large red brick
central chimney in English bond with 3 diagonal engaged shafts and
additional shaft on E. Corresponding W gable added C17/early C18 in a
conscious attempt at symmetry when E jetty was underbuilt. This was
reinstated in 1981. C19, 3-light mullioned and transomed wooden windows to
1st floor. Central 4-panel flush door in C18 doorcase with heavy frame
shaped brackets and moulded flat hood. Modern mullioned shop windows to
E and W. Crown post roof exposed in cross wing. Brick fireplace with
chamfered 4-centred arch on Gd floor. Rear part of cross wing has separate
side stair and gable chimney. An interesting survival in the town centre.
Listing NGR: TL4841114802
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Source: English Heritage
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