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Description: Spinky Den and the Cottage
Date Listed: 30 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 220877
OS Grid Reference: TF9582107314
OS Grid Coordinates: 595821, 307314
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6282, 0.8919
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SHIPDHAM CHURCH CLOSE
14/85 Spinky Den and the
30.5.60 [(formerly listed as Church
Close Cottages (3 dwellings)]
2 dwellings. Late Medieval, C16 and later. Rendered timber frame with
thatched roofs. L plan with late Medieval block to street side and C16
addition to rear. 2 storeys. West facade has 2 sash windows with glazing
bars and one small window with glazing bars to ground floor. At first
floor one 3-light and one 2-light windows with metal casements. Off-centre
doorway with a glazed and boarded gabled porch. Street facade with a
single sash window with glazing bars in western bay: representing a stair-
case hall. Rest of block 2-storeyed with a raised and fielded panelled
door and 4 C19 2-light casement windows. C18 gable-end stack. 3 equal
sized cells of street side pile thought to represent former almshouses.
At present the 2 properties are divided with the westernmost cell
belonging to rear pile.
Listing NGR: TF9582107314
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Source: English Heritage
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