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Description: Francis Cottages
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 179651
OS Grid Reference: TQ5560749557
OS Grid Coordinates: 555607, 149557
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2240, 0.2270
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HILDENBOROUGH WATTS CROSS,
TQ 54 NE
2 small houses, originally 4 cottages. Probably early c18. Framed construc-
tion, the first floor tile-hung; peg-tile roof; stacks with brick shafts. Plan:
Originally 4 2-cell cottages, each with a heated room and a service outshot con-
taining the stair. Back-to-back fireplaces in the axial stacks. Exterior: 2
storeys. Originally symmetrical 4-window front with later alterations. Paired
front doors to the centre with C20 porches. 4 first floor and 4 ground floor
windows, some small-pane casements, others with C20 plate glass casements.
Interior: The left hand cottage only inspected. Original carpentry and joinery
survives of a plain character. The original stair has a bead moulded handrail
and balusters. No jowls to the wallposts.
Listing NGR: TQ5560749557
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Source: English Heritage
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