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Description: Red Roofs
Date Listed: 21 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 190674
OS Grid Reference: SK6779403438
OS Grid Coordinates: 467794, 303438
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6245, -0.9999
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HOUGHTON ON THE HILL
SK 60 SE MAIN STREET (North Side)
5/12 No. 41 (Red Roofs)
House. Late C16/C17, raised slightly. Probably cruck framed, whitewashed rendered
brick with plinth and thatch roof with 2 brick ridge stacks and a right end stack.
1 1/2 storeys of 5 casements, 3-lights, but for 2-light 2nd from left. Central
recessed door with thatched canopy. 3 eyebrow dormers : 3-light, 2-light, 3-light,
and a 2-light under the eaves to right. Said to be cruck framed: C.B.A. Research
Report, No. 42,Cruck Construction, London, 1981, p.131.
Listing NGR: SK6779403438
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Source: English Heritage
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