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Date Listed: 22 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 161247
OS Grid Reference: TL3975825205
OS Grid Coordinates: 539758, 225205
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9079, 0.0303
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TL 3925 BRAUGHING THE SQUARE
9/56 Nos 4, and 5 (Benedict)
House, now 2 houses. C16, W part altered in late C17, E part
largely rebuilt in C18. Timber frame roughcast. One and a half
storeys W part thatched above an old red tile slope with 2 gabled
tiled dormers. Higher 2 storeys E part (No 5) thatched with
half-hip to E end and lower rear wing to NE. Fragmentary remains
of a small open-hall house with 2 pairs of posts in No 4 formerly
supporting tie-beams which were removed in late C17 when floor
and chimney were inserted. They mark either a cross-passage, or a
hearth bay. Framing in E wall has heavy curved tension braces
with door position at S end, leading into No 5. S elevation to
The Square, with central plank door to No 4 flanked by 2-light,
flush small-paned casements and similar windows to 2 dormers
over. No 5 now has no front door, and irregularly spaced flush
casement windows (renewed) on each floor. Tall chimney in front
slope roof. (RCHM Typescript).
Listing NGR: TL3975825205
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