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Description: 7, Walnut Tree Road
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 163191
OS Grid Reference: TL1489031648
OS Grid Coordinates: 514890, 231648
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9714, -0.3289
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The address should read:-
TL 1431 PIRTON WALNUT TREE ROAD
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House. C16, W wing C17, renovated in early C18, divided in ...
PIRTON WALNUT TREE ROAD
TL 1431 (East side)
7/181 Nos. 7, and 9
House, now 2 houses. C16, W wing C17, renovated in early C18, divided in
C19. Timber frame roughcast with steep old red tiled roof, rear slope of
W wing slated. A 2-cells, 1 1/2-storeys house facing E with taller
single-bay, 2 storeys and attic, added W parlour wing facing N (No. 9).
N front has one 2-lights casement window to each floor in each part of
the building, with door to LH of window in each. Large red brick C17 W
gable external chimney to wing. Lean-to extension to S end of E range.
This is of 2 bays and originally open to the roof. The insertion of the
floor required the cutting of a tie-beam which was encased in the middle
of the inserted central chimney with back-to back fireplaces and stair
on W side. Exposed timber of tie-beam and collar in front wall with
clasped-purlin roof. Jowled posts, unjowled mid-bay posts, and straight
tension braces. N room has chamfered and stopped joists and axial beam.
2 2-panel fielded doors with H-hinges. Later wing has catslide rear
outshut, with strucutral rear wall exposed with heavy curved tension
braces. Axial beams carry floors. Jowled posts, clasped-purlin roof,
thin straight wind-braces. Dark weatherboarded E gable over roof of E
Listing NGR: TL1489031648
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Source: English Heritage
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