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Description: Anchor House
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 176276
OS Grid Reference: TQ9426260790
OS Grid Coordinates: 594262, 160790
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3131, 0.7860
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TQ 96 SW LYNSTED LUDGATE LANE
2/66 Anchor House
Hall house sometime Ye Olde Anchor Inn. C16 with C20 additions. Timber
framed with exposed close-studding, underbuilt with painted brick; painted
brick extension. Plain and fish-scale tiled roof. Original plan of hall
house with 2 projecting wings, that to right destroyed by bombing during
World War II, replaced by C20 brick extension. Two storeys on plinth with
projecting hipped wing to left and overhanging eaves on brackets to centre.
Hipped roof with gablets, stepped up to right. Central stack. Irregular
fenestration of mullioned windowswith sidelights to left and 2 wood casements
on first floor and 2 wood casements on ground floor. Doorway originally
to screens passage to centre left, with solid spandrels cut and reversed
from single tree; iron-studded part repaired door, probably from Lynsted
Lodge, with embattled bressumer over, and 2 engaged and moulded boutels
over. Interior: crown post roof,embattled dais and screens passage beams.
Inner door of ogee outline. (See Arch. Cant. LV, 1942).
Listing NGR: TQ9423460813
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Source: English Heritage
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