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Description: The Shires
Date Listed: 31 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 232468
OS Grid Reference: SP9922876585
OS Grid Coordinates: 499228, 276585
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3783, -0.5437
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SP9976 DENFORD HIGH STREET
17/36 The Shires
House. Probably C17 origins, mainly mid C18. Squared coursed limestone with
concrete tile roof. Originally probably 2-unit plan. 2 storeys. 3-window range
of sash windows with glazing bars under stone lintels with keyblocks. Window
heads to left-hand bays are linked by flat ashlar band. 5-panel door to right of
centre under C19 wooden hood. Chamfered plinth. Ashlar gable parapet to right
and central rebuilt brick stack. Straight joint above door may be evidence of
blocked window. Right gable has sash window at first floor, similar to the front
and C20 bow window at ground floor. Interior not inspected but noted as having
panelled window reveals. "The Cottage" (q.v.) adjoining may originally have been
a cross wing to this house.
Listing NGR: SP9922876585
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Source: English Heritage
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