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Description: The Water House
Date Listed: 14 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279544
OS Grid Reference: TM1052070548
OS Grid Coordinates: 610520, 270548
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2927, 1.0856
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THORNHAM MAGNA WATER LANE (SOUTH WEST
TM 17 SW SIDE)
3/88 The Water House
House, latterly 3 dwellings. C16 origins, largely rebuilt and extended mid to
late C17, altered C20. Timber frame, plastered. Thatched roof. Originally 3
bays and part open, extended by 3 bays at parlour end and 1 bay at service end
to form a 3 cell lobby entry plan. 2 storeys. 6 panelled door to left of
centre, C20 1,2 and 3-light casements. Rebuilt axial ridge stack between hall
and parlour to left of centre. Right or service end external stack tapering
to ridge. Gable end pentice boards, exposed plates and purlins. To rear a
C20 lean-to addition. Interior: traces of 5-light diamond mullioned windows,
inserted stop chamfered cross axial binding beam in hall, straight and curved
arched bracing in parlour with an ogee stop chamfered cross axial binding
beam, first floor reverse curved bracing, collars clasp purlins.
Listing NGR: TM1052070548
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Source: English Heritage
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