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Description: The Elms
Date Listed: 18 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 191239
OS Grid Reference: SP6021489828
OS Grid Coordinates: 460214, 289828
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5030, -1.1143
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SP 68 NW CHURCH WALK (North Side)
4/17 The Elms
Cottage. Early C17 with added bay of c1900. Timber framed with brick panel
infill, and thatched roof. The later extension is brick with Welsh slate.
Original cottage is gable onto the street, 2 storeyed and 2 unit plan, with
8 bays of timber framing, of post and truss construction with some arch
bracing, no sill beam and 2 middle rails. New window to left and late C19
2-light squared bay window to right. 2-light eyebrow dormer above. Queen strut
truss in gable wall. Front gable is a Victorian or Edwardian addition, with
projecting bay window with 3 sashes beneath round headed arches. Paired upper
lights are steeply pointed sashes. Painted mock timbering superimposed upon
the original gable wall. Doorway is in angle with additional bay, beneath
a lean-to porch with fretted decoration and curved struts. Squared bay window
with margin lights to sashes and 2-light sash window above with rendered head.
To the right a tall outbuilding with high cart entry. Axial stacks.
Listing NGR: SP6021489828
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Source: English Heritage
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