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Description: Idle Waters, the Island
Date Listed: 19 April 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 277234
OS Grid Reference: TM0420933518
OS Grid Coordinates: 604209, 233518
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9626, 0.9710
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TM 0433 STRATFORD ST MARY LOWER STREET
Idle Waters, The Island
(formerly listed as No 4
19.4.77 Talbooth Cottage)
House. Probable C16 origins, C17 alterations, refronted and divided into two
dwellings early C19, renovated and restored to single dwelling c.1977. Timber-
framed with red brick front. Plain tile roof. Red brick stack. 2 storeys.
Doors to each end relating to C19 subdivision. Renewed casement windows under
segmental arches. Similar windows below eaves, that to centre inserted c.1977.
Central ridge stack. Interior: some framing exposed. Somewhat rebuilt inglenook
with chamfered bressummer. Chamfered longitudinal beam and exposed joists with
tongue stops, some replaced. Re-set paired service doorways with chamfered Tudor
arches originally placed in end wall to left suggesting former service range at
this point. 1st floor chamfered basket-arched fireplace. Ovolo-moulded beams,
tongue stops. Reroofed but retains vestigial crown post.
Listing NGR: TM0420933518
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Source: English Heritage
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