Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 257640
OS Grid Reference: SO3869185872
OS Grid Coordinates: 338691, 285872
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4673, -2.9039
EDGTON C.P. EDGTON
SO 38 NE
1/136 Nos. 5 and 6
House, latterly divided into public house and shop, now 2 dwellings.
Mid-C17,eaves raised late C18 or C19 with later additions and alterations.
Roughcast and rendered timber frame, rubblestone and red brick; slate
roof. 2 storeys. C19 and C20 casements, 5 to each floor, those to
first floor directly below eaves. Boarded doors to far left and under
concrete block porch to right; 4-panel door to left of centre with flat
bracketed hood. Framing: fragmentarily exposed to right gable end
with original principal rafter visible beneath raising of eaves.
External red brick end stack to right and ridge stack to left. Back
wall has large integral rubblestone stack with red brick shaft. Late
C19 two-storey red brick addition at right-angles to rear on right and
single-storey C19 red brick addition to rear on left. Interior: timber
frame partly exposed throughout to No. 5 including to cross walls (square
panels) with vertical posts to raising of eaves. Main ground-floor
room has 2 deep-chamfered spine beams with stepped triangular stops;
similar beam to right room. Stone corner fireplace with chamfered
wooden lintel and C19 cast-iron cooking range to main room with similar
fireplace to same stack in left room. Stone-flag floors throughout.
Collar and tie beam roof in 3 bays (formerly double-purlin) with trusses
exposed has short straight braces from wall-plate and tie beams to wall
posts. Continues to No. 6 (not inspected) probably making 6 bays in all.
Wide boarded oak Floor boards to first floor. Timber frame also said to
be substantially intact under plaster to No. 6.
Listing NGR: SO3877385829
Source: English Heritage
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