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Date Listed: 15 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 254054
OS Grid Reference: SP2587724004
OS Grid Coordinates: 425877, 224004
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9140, -1.6252
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KINGHAM WEST STREET
SP2424-2524, SP2423-2523 (South-east side)
15/159, 17/159 Aldbourne
House, probably latterly divided. Late C17 with later alterations. Roughly
coursed limestone and marlstone rubble with alternating angle quoins; concrete
tile roof with coped verges. 2 storeys and attic. C20 metal casements, directly
below eaves to centre and right and 3 with earlier segmental heads to ground
floor, 2 to centre in position of infilled doorways. Larger C20 casement to left
with contemporary flat-roofed eaves dormers directly above. Ridge stacks to left
and right of centre, rebuilt in concrete above dripstones. Interior. Chamfered
cross beams with stepped ogee stops to 2 right ground-floor rooms, that between
stacks with stone-flag floor and carved stonework pillar supporting beam to back
wall. Large chimney breasts with infilled inglenook fireplaces, right with
position of oak winder staircase (still surviving from first floor to attic) to
left. First floor has carved chevron decoration to wood lintel of one of
casements in back wall and chamfered ceiling beams, that in right room serving
as tie beam to principal rafters of single butt-purlin roof. Included for group
Listing NGR: SP2587724004
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Source: English Heritage
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