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Description: 39/41, East Street
Date Listed: 26 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 244552
OS Grid Reference: SP5278029148
OS Grid Coordinates: 452780, 229148
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9583, -1.2333
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FRITWELL EAST STREET
SP52NW (East side)
House. Mid/late C16, possibly partly earlier; altered and partly re-built C20.
Part-coursed limestone rubble with renewed wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile
roof with rubble ridge stack. 3-unit plan. One storey plus attic, altered to 2
storeys. Irregular 4-window front has renewed 2-light casements, and has the
entrance and the garage doors in bays 3 and 4 where the wall breaks forward
slightly. The upper part of the wall is later and there are several indications
of early alterations and re-building. The right gable wall is battered near the
front corner. Rear wall has the remains of a curved stair projection. The
steep-pitched roof is raised at the front, and has a large rubble stack to right
of bay one. Interior: Rain room has stop-chamfered joists spanning onto heavy
intersecting stop-chamfered beads and perimeter beams, forming 5 sections around
a massive chimney breast, with an open fireplace below a stop-chamfered
bressumer. Stop-chamfered crass beam in garage has mortices for joists having
soffit tenons with splayed abutments. Depressed-arched chamber fireplace has
chamfer carried around jambs and bressumer. Walls are very thick and are
battered internally. Masonry courses through with No.37 (Lilac Cottage) to left
(not included) which may have formed part of the house.
Listing NGR: SP5278029148
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Source: English Heritage
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