Description: The Cardinals Hat
Date Listed: 22 July 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 219953
OS Grid Reference: TG0997722817
OS Grid Coordinates: 609977, 322817
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7621, 1.1106
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The Cardinals Hat.
House with C16 jettied timber frame section, extended in the early C17 in
diapered brickwork, with rear late C17 double pile extension, all of 2 storeys.
The brick was rendered and colourwashed circa 1975. The left hand wing on
rendered flint plinth is close studded, with circa 1975 windows in original
openings at ground and first floor levels. Short straight arch braces near
eaves, and left hand end first floor jetty end post in 2 sections. In right
hand section, C20 panelled door and casement windows. Rear wings have wrought
iron casement windows and brick parapet gables with moulded brick kneelers.
C20 gable stack on right hand gable. Closely spaced joists at first floor
level in timber framed section bearing on axial beam with swept stops. Central
chimney stack with splayed recesses, the opening arches remodelled in circa
1975. Ceiling ties at first floor with C18 timber knees. Staircase re-built
with C17 balustrade with turned balusters, moulded handrails and newels with
acorn finials in oak. C.A. HEWETT. English Historic Carpentry. Page 234.
Listing NGR: TG0997722817
Source: English Heritage
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