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Description: Commercial House
Date Listed: 20 October 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 179509
OS Grid Reference: TQ6336549799
OS Grid Coordinates: 563365, 149799
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2240, 0.3381
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HADLOW HIGH STREET (north side)
TQ 63 49
7/73 Commercial House
House with shop and post office. Late C18/early C19 with late C19 shop front.
White-washed Flemish bond brick; brick stacks and chimneyshafts; peg-tile
Plan: Double depth plan house facing south east onto the street. Front and
back room either side of central entrance hall and main stair. This
arrangement has been somewhat altered since the building has been subdivided.
Rooms heated by axial stacks and end stack to front of left end. Front left
room is a shop.
3 storeys with secondary extensions to rear.
Exterior: Originally a symmetrical 3-window front but now a late C19 shop and
porch projects in front of the centre and right end at ground floor level.
Porch has a 4-panel door under a tall overlight with no glazing bars. It is
flush with the shop front. Shop has central recessed doorway similar to the
house doorway except that here there is a C20 glazed door. Shop window with
plain glazing bars. At right end and flanking both doorways are panelled
pilasters. Continuous fascia, moulded entablature and flat roof. All the
original windows have flat arches of rubbed brick. Ground and first floor
have 16-pane sashes and second floor has shorter 8-pane sashes. Plain
parapet. Twin roofs parallel to the street are hipped both end. Rear first
floor windows have segmental arch heads and contain 12-pane sashes.
Interior: Not inspected but is said to have been rearranged and that little
original joinery remains.
Commercial House is one of a varied group of listed buildings in the middle of
Listing NGR: TQ6336549799
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Source: English Heritage
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