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Description: The Thatch
Date Listed: 4 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 164383
OS Grid Reference: TA2536601688
OS Grid Coordinates: 525366, 401688
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4970, -0.1116
TA 20 SE BRIGSLEY WAITHE LANE
House. C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber frame with mud-
and-stud infill, encased in brick to right extension; roughly-squared chalk
plinth and sections of walling to main section. Rendered throughout, apart
from whitewashed chalk wall on south side. Plan: main section comprises 2
rooms with stairs beside central stack, 2 main bays of timber frame with
intermediate wall-posts and narrow central bay for former fire-hood; single-
room extension to right with one bay of timber frame and C20 entrance porch
to rear. South front, facing street: single storey and attic, with slightly
lower extension to right, 5 windows. Irregular plinth to main section.
Projecting coursed chalk wall to centre, rising to just above window level
and containing a small single-pane stairwindow. Two C20 casements with
glazing bars to either side, one 12-pane sliding sash to extension. Pair of
hooded half-dormers with 4-pane casements, that to left with a 4-pane
triangular light above. Hipped roof with ornate ridge capping, axial stacks
to left and to extension. Rear has rendered projecting central chalk
section and 3 very small windows, 2 with leaded lights. Interior: exposed
oak framing includes wall posts with mid-rails and arched braces to tie
beams and wall plates; first-floor joists carried on wall plates and
roughly-chamfered spine beams on posts. Brick central stack (probably
replacing original firehood) with back-to-back inglenook fireplaces.
Listing NGR: TA2536601688
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Source: English Heritage
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