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Description: The Grange
Date Listed: 19 September 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 189733
OS Grid Reference: SP7484789025
OS Grid Coordinates: 474847, 289025
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4940, -0.8990
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In the entry for:
7/167 Great Bowden
NETHER GREEN (East Side) shall be amended to read
SP 78 NW 7/167
Early C19 facade but with earlier core including some early C17 features. Local
legend attributes the early ownership of the house to Captain Anthony Jenkinson,
(reputedly a friend of Shakespeare's) who travelled extensively in Central Asia
and was the first Englishman there. He died in 1611. (Ref. Dict. of Nat. Biography).
2 storeys. 5 windows, sashes with glazing bars and keystones, 2 of ground floor
windows are of 3 lights. Slate roof with centre and end chimneys. Round arched
door with stone archivolt and keystone, fanlight. Brick gable end of 2 storeys,
2 windows (1 an insertion). Rear lower red brick facade of 2 storeys. 4 windows
and square hipped roof outshut in corner. Eastern section thought to be oldest
part. Beams with wide chamfers.
Listing NGR: SP7484789025
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Source: English Heritage
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