Description: Guild House
Date Listed: 5 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 220727
OS Grid Reference: TG0528616975
OS Grid Coordinates: 605286, 316975
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7115, 1.0376
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TG 01 NE ELSING SCHOOL ROAD
4/21 Guild House
House. Mid C17 and later. Brick in English bond with French pantile roof.
Brick and flint plinth. Single bay plan with later side addition. 2
storeys and cellar. North facade with doorway opposite gable-end stack.
Door with moulded cover strips. One 2-light and one 3-light chamfered
mullion windows. Row of 11 small shallow niches with arched heads beneath
eaves: probably former pigeon nesting boxes. C18 dentil cornice. Nest
gable-end with 2 original window openings with stuccoed moulded brick
pediments and modern 5-light windows. Gable rebuilt to shallow pitch.
Traces of diaper pattern in black headers to both sides of first floor
window. South facade with 2 original large window openings with moulded
brick pediment to ground floor window.only. Modern 5-light frames. Ovolo-
moulded 2-light mullion window opposite stack. East gable-end projects
beyond line of gable resembling a staged buttress. Rebuilt gable. Modern
extensions to this gable-end and to south. Interior. Several original
doorways with ogee and nicked chamfer stops. Winding stair beside stack
formerly leading to both cellar and attic. One ovolo-moulded spinal
bridging joist with ogee and nicked chamfer stops. Fireplace with cambered
bressumner. Cellar takes up the full bay and was formerly lit by 3 splayed
Listing NGR: TG0528616975
Source: English Heritage
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