Description: 27 and 28, Chapel Lane
Date Listed: 7 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 277389
OS Grid Reference: TM1316041188
OS Grid Coordinates: 613160, 241188
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0281, 1.1058
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TM 14 SW BELSTEAD CHAPEL LANE
Nos 27 and 28
House, divided in two. C16 and later. Timber framed, rendered, brick plinth,
plaintile roof with long hip and gablet to right. 3 cells, If and 2 storeys.
Single storey extensions to rear, of C19 and C20. 2 rebuilt axial brick stacks,
one to hall, one smaller to service end. Entrance to Nos 27 and 28 through pair
of doors in C20 porch opposite stack. To left, single light casement, to right,
2 timber casements one 2-light, one 3-light. Above the latter a small paned
single light beneath eaves. 2, 2-light timber casement dormers. To rear 2
similar dormers opposite. Long single storey addition behind No 27 (right) with
C20 timber casement, formerly a door adjacent to it. C20 wing to rear of No 28.
1st floor small opening to return of No 27. Interior. No 27 2 cells. Stack
enclosed in large kitchen range. Bressumer intact. Stop chamfered beams and
joists. Similar right hand cell with blocked doorway on rear wall. Stairs to
front of stack. No access to upper floor at resurvey. No 28. Single cell.
Stop chamfered axial beam. Frame concealed. Stair to front of stack. First
floor chamber has plastered and roll moulded tie beam and braces, the slope of
the ceiling, and the walls decorated with c1600 plaster fleur de lys and roses.
The cornice also moulded, with filleted ogee, is above wall plate height. The
tie beam does not rest upon the posts, which are cut off, by the stair, but lies
between the bays.
Listing NGR: TM1316041188
Source: English Heritage
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