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Description: 161, Eldo Road
Date Listed: 10 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 275907
OS Grid Reference: TL6786675387
OS Grid Coordinates: 567866, 275387
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3509, 0.4632
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The following building shall be added:-
TL 67 NE ELDO ROAD
5/95 No 161
Former farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. Circa early C17, in 2 phases. A single-
cell main range which has been truncated at the left hand (north east) end,
perhaps the remnant of a three-cell house, with slightly later cross-wing
to right (southwest). Main range of banded brick and clunch, white washed,
with a roughcast-rendered facade. Rendered gables. Cross-wing timber framed
and roughcast-rendered. Roofs clad in corrugated iron. Roof over wing is
hipped at rear, the slope carried down over a later addition. 2 storeys,
attic in main range. Various casement windows of C19 and mid-C20. 3 first
floor small-paned centre-pivoting windows to side wall of wing. Lobby entrance
with semi-glazed 4-panel door. Internal stack with square gault brick shaft,
set just behind the main roof ridge.
Interior. Main range has chamfered ceiling beams on ground and first floors,
the joists plastered over. 3 blocked original upper window openings with
splayed reveals, 2 at front, one at rear. Good intact wind-braced clasped
purlin roof. Cross-wing in 3 bays, the front 2 bays on the ground floor
originally divided off from the rear bay. Good quality studding, partly exposed
at time of survey. In front wall, 2 re-used C16 mullions with roll and cavetto
moulding. Chamfered ceiling beams without stops; joists set flat in 2 bays,
those in the rear bay lost. Open fireplace with original lintel, reduced
in length. Solid-tread ladder stair to attic. C19 extension at rear to form
kitchen, divided off from rest of wing by a brick partition wall in the centre
bay. Roof over wing. Low common rafters without a ridgepiece, clasped purlins
and one of the collars has dovetail lap joints to the rafters.
Listing NGR: TL6786675387
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Source: English Heritage
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