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Description: Sweet Echoes
Date Listed: 16 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 164858
OS Grid Reference: SE7248125161
OS Grid Coordinates: 472481, 425161
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7178, -0.9031
AIRMYN HIGH STREET
SE 72 NW
1/2 Nos 63 (Sweet Echoes), 65
House, now 2 houses. c1700 with C20 alterations. Brick with pantile roof.
1-shaped on plan: 3-room front with entrance hall to right of centre, 2-room
wing to rear right. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Chamfered plinth, largely rendered.
Third bay breaks forward with unsympathetic C20 recessed glazed door beneath
flat arch, and narrow C20 single-light window to right beneath lintel. To
left: 2 windows, one beneath stucco flat arch, the other beneath painted
flat arch. To right: inserted C20 bow window and door to right (No 65).
4-course first-floor band with projecting chamfered top course. First
floor: small 4-pane stair window to left; C20 casements in original openings
with flat arches. All windows except stair-light are unsympathetic C20.
Modillion brick eaves cornice. Raised brick-coped gables with shaped brick
kneelers. Axial stack with brick band and corbelled cornice. End stack to
right. Rear wing (No 67) has 2-course brick first-floor band, unsympathetic
C20 windows. Interior. Beamed ceilings with exposed joists to ground floor
right and centre left. Partly-rebuilt inglenook fireplace to centre left
has arched chamfered brick recess. Pegged oak collared-rafter roof with
clasped purlins. D Galloway, Airmyn in Days Gone By, Vol 2, 1985, p25.
Listing NGR: SE7248125161
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Source: English Heritage
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