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Description: Ye Old Moot Hall
Date Listed: 3 March 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 275981
OS Grid Reference: TL8682641046
OS Grid Coordinates: 586826, 241046
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0363, 0.7224
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1. CROSS STREET
("Ye Old Moot Hall")
TL 8641 2/41 3.3.52.
*Ye Old Moot Hall* formerly painted under 1st floor orial. A good small
C15 building. 2 storeys and attics. Cross wing, North end, timber-framed
and plastered, roofs tiled. All timber framing exposed on front. The cross
wing upper storey projects on curved brackets on front, upper window is
an oriel of 7 lights with a very picturesque pent roof above. There is
another oriel West on North side of cross wing upper storey. There is a
central paved passageway between the cross wing and main block, with original
4-centred archway and original planked oak door with strap hinges. Main
block has 2 storey 4-light bay window with small gable above with decorated
barge boards and fascia. Modern restored doorway and modern lean-to addition
South end. Both cross wing and main block gables have plaster fanlight treatment,
now much weathered. Interior has many good features C15-C18. Ground floor
cross wing has 2 original blocked doorways to central passage, original
fireplace with remains of murel painting of Royal Arms James I above. Some
panelling. Ground floor main block has some Cl8 features and good corner
cupboard. House is erroneously called 'Ye Old Moot Hall" (this was on Market
Hill) but may have been the Guildhall of the weavers. Photographs in NMR
Listing NGR: TL8682641046
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Source: English Heritage
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