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Description: The Innocents
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248284
OS Grid Reference: SU6217594415
OS Grid Coordinates: 462175, 194415
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6451, -1.1028
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NEWINGTON BERRICK PRIOR
7/47 The Innocents
House. Mid C17, extended C20. Colourwashed limestone rubble; thatch roof with
brick gable stacks. 2-unit central-stair plan, extended to rear. 2 storeys plus
attic. 3-window front has a wide heavy-framed entrance, to right of centre,
below a small 2-light stone-mullioned window with label; to left are 4-light
mullioned windows and there are 3-light windows to right, all with labels and
leaded lights. Roof has a small eyebrow dormer to right, probably C20, and there
are further dormers and mullioned windows at the rear. There is an added
2-storey rear wing and a small lean-to extension to right. Interior:
timber-framed partitions flank central bay with quarter-turn stair rising to
attics. 2 ovolo-moulded beams; open fireplace with ogee chamfer-stops to
bressumer; brick fireplace with shallow chamfered-arch in chamfered rectangular
recess and a bread-oven; 2 first floor fireplaces with cambered bressumers; old
plank and panelled doors. Roof has 2 rows of straight wind braces, and purlins
are clasped over partitions but abut intermediate braced-collar trusses.
Listing NGR: SU6217094416
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Source: English Heritage
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