Description: Old Beams
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 263784
OS Grid Reference: ST4683213597
OS Grid Coordinates: 346832, 113597
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9194, -2.7577
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WEST CHINNOCK CP LOWER STREET (West side)
3/226 Old Beams
Cottage. Early C18. Local stone rubble with Ham stone dressings; undulating asbestos cement slate roof between coped
gables (replacing thatch); brick end chimney stacks. 2-storeys, 3-bays. Hollow chartered mullioned windows with
unworked top mitres, lower windows 3-light with labels over, upper windows 2-light without labels, all leaded;
exception is upper bay-1, a 3-light leaded casement : simple doorway with timber porch between bays -1 and -2, and
above small stone plaque inscribed "I.W. 1734"; C20 garage doors inserted bay-1, with brick quoins. Interior not seen,
but an VAG Report, unpublished SRO, November 1982, speaks of chamfered beams with step and run-out stops; two C18
fireplaces, one with stone lintel; circular staircase. Served as a butcher's shop.
Listing NGR: ST4683213597
Source: English Heritage
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