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Description: Speakers House
Date Listed: 25 January 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 246174
OS Grid Reference: SU7624182643
OS Grid Coordinates: 476241, 182643
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5376, -0.9021
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1. HART STREET
5355 (South Side)
No 44 (Speakers' House)
[Formerly listed as part
of No 48 and No 50 (Speakers'
SU 7582 1/287 25.1.51.
C15/l6 and later, timber framed house with some sham painted timber on
facade. Plaster infill, partly roughcast. Old tiled roofs. Western
part 1 1/2 storeys, 1 leaded casement in gable end to street. Ground floor
underbuilt. Large 6-light window with mullions and transoms below moulded
bressumer. Additional small ground floor window. Fanlight to former
door. Eastern part of 2 storeys, lst floor jettied out, canted bay with
mullions transom and leaded glazing below gable. Ground floor has large
8 light window with mullions and transoms. 6 panelled door fielded with
fanlight above, leaded glazing. William Lenthall, Speaker of the Long
Parliament (1640-53) was born here in 1591.
Nos 2 to 8 (even) Nos 14 to 36 (even) including Adam House, and Nos 40
44, and gates and piers 48, 50, The Old School House and the Rectory Garden
Wall form a group with Nos 5 to 39 (odd), the Drinking Fountain, the Parish
Church of St Mary and the raised pavement at the east end of Hart Street.
Listing NGR: SU7623982641
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Source: English Heritage
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