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Description: The Red House and Garden Walls Attached to South
Date Listed: 5 June 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 221283
OS Grid Reference: TF7304443353
OS Grid Coordinates: 573044, 343353
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9596, 0.5748
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TF 73 43 THORNHAM HIGH STREET
8/101 The Red House and Garden
5/6/53 Walls attached to South
(Formerly listed as Red House)
House. Mid C18. Flemish bond red brick, black glazed pantiled roofs. 3
bay, 3 storey centre with 2 storey single bay lean-to wings. 2 2-storey
canted-side 3 bay brick bow windows, 3 sashes with glazing bars, ground floor
under flat rubbed brick arches with central painted keystones, first floor
under flat leaded roof. Central wooden doorcase, entablature broken forward
over half columns, simple glazing bar fanlight under open pediment. 6 panel
door. First floor central sash with glazing bars with ogee switch tracery
division and arched head with fanlight, brick arch with painted imposts and
keystone. 2nd floor has 2 outer Diocletian sashes with glazing bars under
segmental soldier arches with central painted keystone. Central sash window with
glazing bars with arched upper sash having switch tracery division, soldier
arch with painted imposts and keystone. Moulded brick cornice, hipped roof
with 2 eaves parapet stacks. Slightly recessed wings with one ground floor
arch headed sash with glazing bars, one first floor casement with arched head,
switch tracery division, both under brick soldier arch with painted keystones
and imposts, lean-to roofs. Continued to rear as 2 storey outshut. Tripartite
dormer, canted sides, sashes with glazing bars, flat roofed. Walled garden
to south, wall to west with flint west face, brick to east : wall at east
all brick. Parapet dwarf wall and railings to south are post 1939 neo-Georgian
and not of special interest.
Listing NGR: TF7304443353
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Source: English Heritage
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