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Description: 5, Market Square
Date Listed: 23 September 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 232366
OS Grid Reference: SP9601968497
OS Grid Coordinates: 496019, 268497
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3062, -0.5931
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HIGHAM FERRERS MARKET SQUARE
SP9668NW, SP9668SW (West side)
18/66, 20/66 No.5
House. Mid C17. Squared coursed limestone with early C20 plain tile roof.
U-shaped plan. 2 storeys. 3-window range. Central ribbed and studded door has
moulded stone surround with 4-centred arch head. 2-light stone mullion window
above and flanking 2-storey canted stone bay windows with 6-light stone mullion
windows, all with leaded lights. Chamfered plinth rises around cellar opening to
left bay. Continuous hood mould between ground floor windows. Roof breaks
forward over bay windows. Brick and stone stack to left and ashlar stack with
moulded cornice to right end. Rear elevation has C19 addition. Interior not
inspected but noted as having ceiling beams and open fireplace with bressumer.
Some C17 door openings and C17 fireplace with corbelled lintel to first floor
room. Central entrance was probably originally a through entry to rear
(N.M.R.: photographic collection).
Listing NGR: SP9601768496
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Source: English Heritage
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