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Description: The Red House
Date Listed: 20 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 224058
OS Grid Reference: TG1022938220
OS Grid Coordinates: 610229, 338220
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9003, 1.1243
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TG 13 NW
3/29 The Red House
Farmhouse, early C18, brick with patterned headers, plain tiles to front,
pantiles to rear. Single range, 3 bays. 2 storeys with attic and cellar.
Gable end stacks with rebuilt shafts. Plinth with flint at base, platband,
dentil cornice. Symmetrical facade: central doorway has porch with Tuscan
entablature supported by two columns with upper part fluted, lower part
smooth; 5 cross windows in pairs to bays 1 and 3 to ground and first floor,
some with original leaded panes, fittings and pintle hinges, those to ground
floor in reset openings. Plaque on left hand side to Samuel Fowles, d.1906,
head keeper of the Hempstead Estate. Both gables with parapets, tumbled
brickwork and eaves platband. Continuous outshut at rear, raised to l½
storeys, with fenestration of 1980's.
Listing NGR: TG1022938220
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Source: English Heritage
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