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Description: C and C Fabrics, Saxon Furnishings, Antiques, and Brandon Motor Cycles
Date Listed: 2 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 275821
OS Grid Reference: TL7836286693
OS Grid Coordinates: 578362, 286693
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4491, 0.6232
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TL 7886 BRANDON HIGH STREET
10/12 Nos. 47 & 49 (C & C
- Fabrics, Saxon
and Brandon Motor Cycles)
4 shops, formerly house, known as London House. Early C16 with alterations of
early C18 and late C19. 3-cell cross-passage entrance plan. 2 storeys.
Timber-framed, encased at front in C19 gault brick. Pantiled roof with
parapet gables of gault brick. Late C19 large-paned sash windows at 1st
floor. No.47 has a pair of C20 shop windows with glazed entrance door
between. No.49 has a late C19 shop front shared by Antiques and Brandon Motor
Cycles with pilasters at either end and glazed entrance doors. The hall, now
comprising Saxon Furnishings and Antiques, has heavily rib-moulded 1st floor
members and part of a plank-and-muntin cross-passage screen (repositioned
slightly to the right). A 1st floor room has carved oak decoration of late
C16 (concealed by C20 ceiling): a depressed 4-centred arch across the room,
with moulded drop finial, and applied brattishing which is continued
(incomplete) as a cornice to divide the ceiling into 2 segments. At the rear
is an early C18 extension, much altered C20, of 5 bays and 2 storeys. Gault
brick with red brick dressings, dentil eaves and flat-arched openings both of
finely gauged red brick. Hipped pantiled roof.
Listing NGR: TL7836286693
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Source: English Heritage
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