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Description: 24, Fore Street
Date Listed: 19 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 275456
OS Grid Reference: TM1669244266
OS Grid Coordinates: 616692, 244266
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0544, 1.1592
There is also a scheduled monument, Area of middle and late Saxon and medieval defences, off Shire Hall Yard, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
1260 FORE STREET
TM 1644 SE 4/57 19.12.51
A good C17 timber-framed and plastered building with the front in the same
style as the Ancient House in Butter Market, but much more modest. 2 storeys,
attics and cellars. The attic storey has 3 large jettied gables and is lit
by mullioned and transomed windows in the gables, with lattice leaded lights
and a semi-circular arch in the centre light. The first storey is jettied
on the whole front with panelled pargetting and 3 rounded bay windows projecting
above the ground storey, mullioned and transomed with glazing bars and semi-circular
arch in the centre light on the south end window. The ground storey is
faced in C18 brick, now painted. 3 double-hung sash windows with glazing
bars, in plain reveals have boarded shutters. There is a 6-panel door with
a plain rectangular fanlight and a C20 shop window now part of the adjoining
shop. No 25 to 28 (qv). Roof tiled.
Nos 24 to 28 (even) form a group with Nos 31 to 43 (odd).
Listing NGR: TM1669244266
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Source: English Heritage
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