Description: 79-83, the Street
Date Listed: 5 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 227364
OS Grid Reference: TM2920499369
OS Grid Coordinates: 629204, 299369
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5439, 1.3788
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TM 2999 BROOKE THE STREET
5.9.60 listed as range of
Lime Tree Cottage).
House, divided into 3 cottages in late C18. Early C17. Timber-framed and
brick. Red and glazed black pantiles. 3-cell plan, with C18 partitions
and stairs. Late C18 brick facade of 5 bays, 2 storeys and attics. 3-light
casements under rubbed brick arches. Doorcases with pilasters and plain
cornices to second and fourth bays; doors of 6 panels with overlight having
one vertical glazing bar; panelled reveals. Doorways flanked by brick
pilasters rising to eaves; paired pilasters at corners. C20 doorway and
window to right hand bay under C18 brick arch. 5 casements to first floor,
those over doors of 2 lights. Sawtooth dentil eaves cornice. 3 attic case-
ments, 2 with leaded lights, one of C20. Gable-end stack and massive off-
centre axial stack. Left hand gable wall of early C17 brick in English
bond; platband. 2 attic lights with chamfered reveals; some crow-stepping
to rear gable. Right hand gable wall faced with brick to eaves. 2 storey
brick range to rear dated BW 1781. Interior. Some framing revealed. Ovolo
moulding with bar-stops to transverse beams of ground and first floor rooms
of left hand house. Brick fireplace to ground floor with 4-centred arch
and moulded reveal. Geometrical plaster ceiling. Centre house has painted
masonry fireplace to upper floor with 4-centred arch having chamfer with
bar-stops. Arched braces between stud and wall plate. Roofs of all three
houses with butt-purlins, curved wind braces and cambered tie-beams.
Listing NGR: TM2920499369
Source: English Heritage
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