Description: Watlington Branch Library
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 247666
OS Grid Reference: SU6884494540
OS Grid Coordinates: 468844, 194540
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6455, -1.0064
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WATLINGTON HIGH STREET
SU6894 (South side)
6/194 Nos.33 and 35 (Watlington
House, now library and flat. Mid/late C16, remodelled in mid C19. Originally
timber-framed. Front of mid C19 Flemish bond brick with flared headers; rest of
flint rubble with brick dressings; gabled old tile roof; brick left end stack.
3-unit plan. 2-storeys; 3-window range. Flat gauged brick arches over mid C19
four-panelled door with overlight and mid C19 horned sashes to left; mid C19
shop front with C20 door to right; timber lintels over first-floor mid C19
horned sashes. Dentilled eaves. C18 two-storey wing of brick to rear left.
Interior: ground floor has quartered cased beams, one chamfered: first floor
open to 3-bay queen-post roof with curved windbraces and clasped purlins.
Two-storey stuccoed bay to right has mid C19 horned sash over horizontal sliding
sash and mid C19 two-panelled door: C16 chamfered arch-braced collar truss.
Listing NGR: SU6884894539
Source: English Heritage
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