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Description: Capel Grove
Date Listed: 30 October 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 278828
OS Grid Reference: TM0902837853
OS Grid Coordinates: 609028, 237853
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9998, 1.0437
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TM 03 NE CAPEL ST MARY RED LANE
House. C14/C15 origin with later alterations and additions. Timber framed and
plastered, red plain tiled roofs, hipped to right of front range. Chimney stack
at angle of front and rear range and external rear stack. 2 storeys with single
storey rear lean-to and outbuildings. L plan. Front range, 3 window range of
small paned vertically sliding sashes, excepting central first floor original 5-
light mullion. Central 2 panel 2-light door, moulded surround, corner patera,
flat canopy. Hall house and crosswing of 2 builds, the front range has a 4 arm
octagonal crown post roof. Rear range 4 arm cross quadrate crown post with
splayed base, both roofs sooted. Apart from a section of a mantel beam in the
present kitchen the original inserted chimney stack is now blocked, but said to
contain a bread oven. Inserted ceilings with heavy stop chamfered bridging
joists and ceiling beams. Jowled storey posts, raised top plate to rear wing.
Plank and muntin door in kitchen with inserted window. Fleur-de-lys plastering
to bedroom ceiling, only a remant remains. Many vertically boarded doors with
Listing NGR: TM0902837853
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Source: English Heritage
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