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Description: 1 and 3, Wood Street
Date Listed: 17 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 232373
OS Grid Reference: SP9606668433
OS Grid Coordinates: 496066, 268433
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3056, -0.5925
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HIGHAM FERRERS WOOD STREET
SP9668SW (South side)
20/72 Nos.1 and 3
House, now 2 dwellings. C15, remodelled C18. Squared coursed limestone with
asbestos tile roof. Originally open hall now 2 storeys. 4-window range at first
floor with 2 horizontal sash windows, with glazing bars, to right and 2 C19 sash
windows to left. 2 early C19 sash windows with glazing bars to ground floor. 2
C20 ribbed doors to centre. All openings have wood lintels. Gable parapet and
brick stack to left. Interior of No.1 has fine medieval roof structure of 2 bays
with central moulded arch-braced truss with carved wooden corbels supporting
colonettes. Arched wind braces to each bay. Fragments of C18 moulded cornice to
ceiling. Small c17/C18 fireplace with bressumer. The ground floor
through-passage has C18 timber framing with brick infilling. Part of a medieval
hall, probably sub-divided C17 or C18.
Listing NGR: SP9606668433
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Source: English Heritage
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