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Description: 26, Hungry Hill
Date Listed: 5 April 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 224732
OS Grid Reference: TG2530439400
OS Grid Coordinates: 625304, 339400
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9048, 1.3488
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NORTHREPPS HUNGRY HILL
TG 23 NE
4/70 No 26
House. Circa late C17, extended in C19 and restored in late C20. Flint
rubble with red brick dressings, brick dentil eaves and moulded brick plinth.
Pantile roof with gabled ends. Brick gable end stacks. Plan: small 2-room
plan house facing east. The large left hand (south) room is heated from a
large gable end fireplace; the smaller right hand (north) room also has a
gable end stack but this might be a later insertion. The present C20 straight
staircase between the 2 rooms has an entrance lobby at the front. There is
said to have been a winder staircase at the side of the large left end stack.
The single storey wing behind the left hand room (and the pair of cottages not
included in the listing adjoining at the right (north ) end) are C19
additions. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window east front. 2 C19
16-pane sashes on first floor and 2 large C20 16-pane sashes on the ground
floor in openings with segmental brick arches. C20 flint end brick porch at
centre. Broad buttress on right hand corner with weathered brick set offs.
The rear (west) elevation has 3 C20 casements, some blocked openings, brick
buttress to left and single storey, flint and brick wing to right with
gable-ended black pantile roof. The south gable end has diaper brickwork high
up in gable, C20 casements and C20 conservatory. On the opposite north end
there is a Cl9 pair of cottages with a lower roofline. Interior: altered in
C20 but the large left hand (south) room has a chamfered axial beam with
bar-fluted stops, a stopped chamfer half-beam over the brick fireplace which
has a large oak lintel with a scratch moulding on the lower edge. Chamfered
ceiling beam in the chamber above and reused timbers used as joists. Original
late C17 4-bay principal rafter roof structure, the straight collars with
halved lapped dovetail joints to the principals which are morticed and tenoned
at their apices and 2 tiers of tenoned purlins. The principals and common
rafters are set on large timber wall-plates. Some of the original common
rafters survive but are reused and there is now a ridgeboard.
Listing NGR: TG2530439400
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Source: English Heritage
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