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Description: Ford End
Date Listed: 26 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 226898
OS Grid Reference: TG1984305875
OS Grid Coordinates: 619843, 305875
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6061, 1.2453
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TG 10 NE CRINGLEFORD NEWMARKET ROAD
2/13 No 4 Ford End
House, C17 with additions of 1929. Brick, black unglazed pantiles, 3 cells,
2 storeys and attic, shaped gables. Principal facade to road to west: brick,
formerly colourwashed, platband, moulded brick kneelers; right internal stack
rebuilt. Flush sashes with glazing bars, some renewed, 2 each to ground
and first floor of first cell, one over doorway, one to ground floor of third
cell with 4 x 4 panes, glazing bars and segmental head, 1 blank opening and
sash to first floor. Central doorway with later inserted narrow flanking
sashes, pediment and square Tuscan columns, panelled reveals; upper part
of door glazed, lower part with 2 raised panels; 2 gabled roof dormers with
casements. 3 bay 2 storeyed addition of 1929 to left to match, platband
and black glazed pantiles, shaped gable with end internal stack: stack
between C17 build and 1929 addition rebuilt. Right return: platband, first
floor with 2 oval openings with leaded panes. Rear: pantiles; 3-cell C17
build to left formerly colourwashed; flush sashes with glazing bars, some
renewed, first cell with 2 to ground floor, 1 to first floor; central cell
with C18 classical doorway, 9 panelled door of 1929, narrow sash to right,
sash to first floor, raking dormer to attic. Stair turret of 1929 to third
cell of Flemish bond, hipped roof, stair window of sash with glazing bars
having Gothick pointed panes to top. Forward wing to right dated 1929 in
iron numerals; shaped gable, Flemish bond, small openings to match right
return, sashes with glazing bars and flat arches. Interior: C17 butt purlin
roof with collars, timber studs to attic partitions. Most of interior of
1929, openwell closed string staircase with turned balusters, and carving
in C17 style to strings; rear wing of 1929 with moulded ceiling beams and
joists, stone fireplace with strapwork and festoon carving.
Listing NGR: TG1984305875
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Source: English Heritage
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