Description: The Convent
Date Listed: 25 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 232700
OS Grid Reference: TL0877183192
OS Grid Coordinates: 508771, 283192
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4359, -0.4014
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THURNING LUDDINGTON ROAD
TL08SE (North side)
12/143 The Convent
House. Probably late C16 and mid C19. Close-studded timber framing and painted
brick, with lathe and plaster and brick infill panels. Thatched roof.
3-unit lobby entry plan. 2 storeys 3-window range of C19 horizontal sliding
sashes, with glazing bars, at first floor and C20 casements with, glazing bars,
at ground floor. Blocked window between first floor windows to left may be
original C16 opening. Blocked doorway to right of centre. 2 bays to centre and
left have exposed timber framing with diagonal wind braces to first floor.
Ground floor infilled with brickwork. Bay to right reconstructed in brick mid
C19. Windows are under shallow brick arches and blocked door to far right has
similar head. Central brick and stone stack, now rendered. Rear elevation is
similar with C20 door and porch to right of centre and exposed timber framing to
centre and right. Interior not inspected but noted as having open fireplace and
(Giggins B., Drawing at National Monuments Record Photographic Collection)
Listing NGR: TL0877183192
Source: English Heritage
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