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Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 176049
OS Grid Reference: TQ8755863860
OS Grid Coordinates: 587558, 163860
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3429, 0.6916
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TQ 86 SE BORDEN CHESTNUT STREET
5/19 1 and 2 Oldstede
27.8.52 (formerly listed as Oldstede)
House, now 2 houses. C15 and C17 dated 1613. Timber framed and
exposed with plaster infill and plain tiled roofs. To right: C15
large panelled framing with arched bracing, 3 framed bays. Two
storeys and hipped roof with catslide outshot to right. Irregular
fenestration of C20 wood mullioned windows and board door to left.
To left: C17 close-studded and jettied cross-wing. Two storeys and
garret. Oriel windows to ground and first floors, and garret window
on carved brackets. Stack to rear. The jettied gable bresummer
bears inscription: BTA 1613. Interior: Staircase of c. 1613.
1 flight winder and landing with carved newel posts. Two stone
chimney pieces of c. 1613 - downstairs with 3 carved panels surrounded
by strapwork and damasque work supported on pilasters either side
of fireplace and with cornice over. Upstairs of 2 panels with
semi-circular fans over, with blirdbalusters and cornice over.
(See Marshall Harvey, Sketchbook 1908).
Listing NGR: TQ8755863860
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Source: English Heritage
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