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Description: The Old Thatch
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 250691
OS Grid Reference: SU3616987445
OS Grid Coordinates: 436169, 187445
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5847, -1.4794
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CHILDREY HIGH STREET
SU3687 (East side)
12/63 The Old Thatch
House. C17, remodelled with early C18 bay to left. Roughcast over original
timber frame; square framing exposed to rear; thatched roof, brick stacks.
Original 2-unit lobby entry plan extended to 3 units in early C18 2-storey,
3-window range. C18 plank door in heavy frame. C20 casements with C19 moulded
architraves, except one 3-light leaded casement to top left; half-hipped roof,
ridge stack. Interior: early C18 plank doors with fittings, door next to
fireplace has graffito John Bowle 1730. Full set of chamfered and stopped beams
to right and left. Painted prayer with c.1725 inscription on left side of wall
dividing left from central rooms. Original straight flight stairs adjoin rear
of stack. Roof not visible. Late C20 flat-roofed extension to rear right, and
attached C20 lean-to garage to left.
Listing NGR: SU3616987445
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Source: English Heritage
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