Description: The Old House
Date Listed: 1 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260609
OS Grid Reference: SJ5426941322
OS Grid Coordinates: 354269, 341322
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9673, -2.6823
WHITCHURCH URBAN C.P. DODINGTON (south-west
8/55 No. 7 (The Old House)
House. Mid-C19 with mid-C20 remodelling. Timber framed with painted
infill, cement-rendered to front and side in imitation of timber framing.
Plain tile roof. 2 framed bays. 2 storeys and attic. Pair of gabled
dormers with C20 two-light wooden casements. Large central integral brick
stack to rear (top rebuilt c.1900). 3 windows to first floor and 2 to
ground floor; late C20 leaded wooden casements, cross windows to ground
floor. C18 door off-centre to right with 4 raised and fielded panels and
C20 lean-to porch. Interior: square-panelled framing visible, on high
plinth (4 panels from sole plate to wall plate). Chamfered beam in right-
hand ground-floor room with ogee stops. C17 corner fireplace with wooden
lintel. Early C18 dog-leg staircase rising to first floor, with winders,
closed string,turned balusters, grip handrail and square foot newel post
with moulded cap. Oak winder stair to attic.
Listing NGR: SJ5426941322
Source: English Heritage
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