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Description: Chaucer House
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 220709
OS Grid Reference: TG0461820872
OS Grid Coordinates: 604618, 320872
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7467, 1.0301
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TG 02 SW BAWDESWELL THE STREET
1/3 Chaucer House
House. Late medieval and later. Eastern section rebuilt after 1945. Colour-
washed brick and flint (rendered to road side) supporting a jettied timber
framed first floor. Pantile roof. Section of jettied first floor elevated:
believed to represent carriage entrance. 2 storeys with vaulted cellar to
rear. Irregular fenestration with 2 3-light and 2 2-light modern mullion
windows to ground floor street side and 3 3-light casements to upper floor.
Upper floor close-studded to both sides. Irregular fenestration to rear
with C18 and C19 casements and evidence for one C17 plain chamfered mullion
window. 2 axial stacks and an C18 or C19 shallow pitched roof. Interior.
Large plain chamfered spinal bridging joist with straight stops. Evidence
for 2 opposing long windows. Moulded brick corbelling probably for a first
floor fireplhce. Arched doorway with exposed medieval bricks.
Listing NGR: TG0461820872
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Source: English Heritage
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