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Description: The Shambles and Adjoining Cottage
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 250799
OS Grid Reference: SU3083989678
OS Grid Coordinates: 430839, 189678
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6051, -1.5561
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UFFINGTON LOWER COMMON
11/154 The Shambles and adjoining
Farmhouse, converted into 2 cottages in late C18. C17 and late C18, with early
C19 one-bay extension to left. Originally timber-framed, with square framing
exposed in right gable wall; squared chalk brought to course on sarsen base;
brick quoins and dressings; thatched; brick stacks. Lobby-entry plan, original
plan form not clear. 1 1/2-storey, 5-window range. Cambered brick arches over
planked door, C20 casements. Half-hipped roof, C17 ridge, late C19 end (right),
late C20 front lateral stacks. Interior: chamfered beams in The Shambles,
Adjoining Cottage has bressumer over fireplace with original stairs opposite
entry and chamfered beam; timber-framed wall between The Shambles and adjoining
cottage. C20 brick and tile lean-to against right gable wall, incorporating
present entry to The Shambles. Mortice holes in the exposed timber-frame in the
right gable wall indicate that the original house extended further to the right
and has been truncated.
Listing NGR: SU3083989678
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Source: English Heritage
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