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Description: Cobblestones Restaurant
Date Listed: 22 December 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 174854
OS Grid Reference: TQ6969849924
OS Grid Coordinates: 569698, 149924
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2233, 0.4288
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YALDING BENOVER ROAD
22.12.1978 Restaurant (formerly
listed, under The
Square, as Prentice
House, formerly house and shop, now restaurant. Rear range early C17,
front range mid-to-late C18 with mid-to-late C19 alterations. Rear range
timber framed, gable ends clad with red and grey brick on ground floor,
tile-hung on first floor. Front range chequered red and grey brick.
Plain tile roof. Two parallel ranges; rear range of 4 timber-framed bays,
with continuous jetty to former front elevation; front range possibly
built with shop to right end of ground floor, altered in C19. Front range
2 storeys, rear range 2 slightly lower storeys and garret. Front elevation:
red brick plat-band. Ionic-modillioned wooden eaves cornice. Gabled.
Projecting red and grey brick end stacks in English bond. Brick stack to
left of centre of rear range, with recessed round-headed panel. Regular
3-window front of one pair of four-paned sashes with central mullion,
towards each end, and single central four-paned sash, all in open boxes,
with red brick dressings and splayed rubbed brick voussoirs. One pair of
sashes with panelled shutters to right end of ground floor, to right of
first+floor window. C19 rectangular bay shop window to rest of ground
floor, with moulded cornice and central half-glazed double doors with
narrow margin lights. Door with two flush and two fielded panels, four-
light rectangular fanlight and flat hood to right gable end of rear range.
Short two-storey rear wing to right. Rear lean-to to rest. Interior:
exposed framing to rear range, with chamfered beams and gunstock-jowled
posts. Brick fireplace with shaped back and wooden mantleshelf to left
end of left-central bay on first-floor, and fireplace to ground floor
below. Straight early C19 staircase with turned balusters, clasped-
purlin roof to each range, rear range with windbraces and vertical queen
struts to collars, front range with cambered collars.
Listing NGR: TQ6969849924
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Source: English Heritage
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