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Description: 34 and 36, Elm Hill
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 229066
OS Grid Reference: TG2323108924
OS Grid Coordinates: 623231, 308924
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6321, 1.2973
TG 2308 NW ELM HILL
26.2.54 Nos. 34 and 36
Former use not known, now shop and house. C16 with mid C18 remodelling.
Ground floor of flint with stone and brick dressings; first floor rendered.
Pantile roof with one ridge and 2 gable-end chimneys (part rendered and
repaired). 2 storeys, attic and cellar; first floor jetty. 9 first-floor
windows. Ground floor is in 2 parts flanking a carriage arch, with stone
quoins and simple beaded wooden surround, leading to Roaches Court.
Left Part (No.34): Central door has 6 raised and fielded panels beneath a
fanlight with radial scalloped glazing bars. Panelled reveals and moulded
architrave with pilasters and fluted capitals. The door is flanked by
pairs of sash windows with glazing bars and wooden architraves, partly
concealing the brick and part-stone dressings. Small windows to left and
right have chamfered brick surrounds with moulded wooden frames and
vertical iron glazing bars. Right Part (No. 36) : Door to left has 6 flush
panels beneath a fanlight with radial scalloped glazing bars. Panelled
reveals and rusticated pilasters. 2 windows to right are similar to the
glazing bar sashes of No. 34. Traces of another blocked window with stone
dressings. First floor of Nos. 34 and 36 has sash windows with glazing
bars (one with horns). Fascia cornice; stone kneeler to right gable.
4 flat-roofed dormers with glazing bar sashes. One skylight. Mid C18.
Interior of No. 34 includes fireplaces and arched recesses. Late C16
moulded ceiling beams on first floor. Undercroft: Brick. Pointed barrel
vaulted chamber extending beneath the pavement from an C18 cellar, possibly
remains of larger undercroft.
Listing NGR: TG2323108924
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Source: English Heritage
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