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Description: Postling Court
Date Listed: 7 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 175637
OS Grid Reference: TR1456739015
OS Grid Coordinates: 614567, 139015
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1102, 1.0640
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TR 13 NW POSTLING THE STREET
3/60 Postling Court
House, now sub-divided. Mid C17 with late C19 additions and alterations.
Timber-framed. Ground floor clad and underbuilt with red and grey brick
in Flemish bond. Exposed framing to first floor with rendered infilling.
Plain tile roof. Main range, with short integral cross-wing to right,
formerly projecting forwards slightly,end extended in late C19. 2 storeys
and attics. Continuous jetty to main range, now underbuilt. Dropped tie-
beam. First-floor framing unevenly divided into 2 panels per storey. Short
curved tension braces. Hipped roof. 2 rear stacks. Projecting C17 brick
stack in English bond to right gable end, with two diagonally-set flues on
moulded plinth. Late C19 gabled dormers. Irregular fenestration of 3
leaded windows; one 2-light casement with top-lights, one single-light
casement and one late C19 two-storey rectangular bay window with 4 casements
and side lights to each floor. Late C19 panelled door under timber-framed
porch to left end. Right wing extended forwards in late C19 with brick
ground-floor, tile-hung above; hipped plain-tile roof and various canted
leaded lights. Short single-storey addition to left leading to late C19 range
at right-angles. Interior: exposed framing. Fragment of moulded fillet
half-way up former front elevation of C17 right wing. Aligned butt purlin roof
with queen struts to rafters and arch-braced interrupted tie-beams. Similar
truss to C17 wing, but-with clasped purlins.
Listing NGR: TR1451339033
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Source: English Heritage
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