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Description: Dry Close
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 262422
OS Grid Reference: ST4586008288
OS Grid Coordinates: 345860, 108288
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8715, -2.7708
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ST40NE MISTERTON CP NEWBERRY LANE (East side)
6/172 Dry Close
Detached house.C16, reshaped in 1721. Ham stone roughly cut and squared; Welsh slate roof between high coped gables
suggesting former thatch; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys, 5 bays, sout-east elevation at right angles to road.
Hollow-chamfer mullioned windows in almost square recesses, to ground floor 4 light between bays 1/2, 2-light bay 3 and
3-light between bays 4/5. To first floor all 2-light. To left of bay 3 a 4-fielded-panel door in heavy frame under
timber lintel, with 1721 datestone over. Later C19 extension to rear. Interior not seen, but reported is 2-room plan
with entrance hall having stud-and-panel screens, and some deeply chamfered ceiling beams: the stairs relocated and the
roof reconstructed in the Cl9. VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1978).
Listing NGR: ST4586008288
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Source: English Heritage
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