Date Listed: 7 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 227218
OS Grid Reference: TG2378000305
OS Grid Coordinates: 623780, 300305
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5545, 1.2996
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STOKE HOLY CROSS SHOTESHAM ROAD
TG 20 SW
House, once used as orphanage. Mid C16, additions C17, altered C18, restored
and altered 1948. Timber framed with whitewashed brick and flint infill and
plain tile roof. 2 storeys and dormer attic, the south-east side in irregular
bays. C20 door to left with C20 casement to left of this. To right of door
3 C18 2 or 3-light casements and a further C20 window. 5 C18 casements to
first floor, that to left renewed. Gabled roof with one sloping dormer.
Rebuilt ridge stack right of centre. External flue to south gable serving
1948 one storey gabled extension. North gable has a 3-light late C18 ground
floor casement. To first floor a 4-light C17 ovolo moulded mullioned window
and a 3-light similar window lights attic. North-west side is of 2 storeys.
C16 range is towards the south and has a jettied first floor. Under jetty
a 6-light hollow moulded mullioned window with leaded glass. Remainder of
fenestration C18 or renewed in C20. Brick pier to north supports jetty.
Interior. Lounge and dining room fireplaces rebuilt retaining original
bressumers. Bridging beams plain in lounge, but with sunk quadrant mouldings
and moulded bar and tongue stopped in dining room. Timber studwork remains
to first floor. C18 roof of tie beams, 2 tiers staggered butt purlins and
Listing NGR: TG2378000305
Source: English Heritage
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