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Description: 13-17, Chequers Lane
Date Listed: 23 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 277932
OS Grid Reference: TL8298448806
OS Grid Coordinates: 582984, 248806
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1073, 0.6706
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5377 (North Side)
Nos 13 to 17 (odd)
TL 8248 18/135 23.3.61.
Now 1 tenement. A fine C16 and C17 timber-framed house with exposed timber-
framing and plaster infil. It is similar in design to Monks Hall, Low
Street but in poorer condition. There are cross wings at the east and
west ends. 2 storeys and attics. The upper storey is jettied on the
whole front on exposed joists. The central gable was added in the C17
and is jettied and has a modern board with the date 1616 in the apex.
The east cross wing has a bressummer carved with billet ornamentation
and supported on 2 curved brackets with moulded capital to former shafts.
The west wing has carved bargeboards. Basically 3 window range, but with
a number of small high level flanking windows with moulded mullions, some
on the ground storey are blocked. The windows generally are 2, 3 and
4 light mullioned and mullioned and transomed casements with leaded lights.
The centre gable has an oriel window on the 1st storey with high level
small flanking windows. Roof tiled.
Listing NGR: TL8298448806
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Source: English Heritage
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