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Description: 78, High Street
Date Listed: 24 April 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 248505
OS Grid Reference: SP7041706121
OS Grid Coordinates: 470417, 206121
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7494, -0.9814
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THAME HIGH STREET
SP7006SW (North-east side)
House. Probably early C17, mid C18 encasement, with early C19 range to rear, and
C20 alterations. Render, probably on brick, to plinth; red brick with flared
headers in Flemish bond; old plain-tile roof; brick ridge stack to right of
centre, brick lateral stack to rear of early C17 range. Single storey and attic;
4-window range. 6-panel door to centre with painted wood architrave surround and
wood Doric pilasters supporting flat hood on shaped brackets. 3-light wood
casements with segmental brick heads and leaded-lights to ground floor, except
single-light casement with segmental brick head and leaded light to left of
centre. 4 gabled half-dormers having 2-light wood casements with leaded-lights,
and pierced ornamental bargeboards. Left return: Queen post roof truss to gable
end. Interior: entrance hall: formed from 2 rooms, has massive open stone
fireplace with Tudor-arched chamfered wood bressumer to left and basket-arched
brick fireplace to right; rough-hewn spine beams and joists. Sitting room, to
right end, has massive open fireplace with brick back having bands of tile and
stone. Winder staircase has baluster balustrading and dog gate to base. Early
C19 rear range. Grey brick with red brick dressings; slate roof; brick end
stacks. 2-storey, 3-window range. 6-panel door to centre with fanlight. Unhorned
sashes with glazing bars to all openings. Interior: ground floor rooms have deep
skirting boards and moulded plaster cornices. Open-well staircase with stick
Listing NGR: SP7041706121
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Source: English Heritage
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