Description: 26 and 27, Lower Road
Date Listed: 22 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279740
OS Grid Reference: TM1495054212
OS Grid Coordinates: 614950, 254212
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1443, 1.1401
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HEMINGSTONE LOWER ROAD
TM 15 SW
6/121 Nos 26 and 27
Pair of cottages, built mid C16 as one house; remodelled and divided into
cottages late C18/C19. 2 storeys. Timber-framed and plastered. Thatched
roof with rebuilt axial C19/C20 chimney of red brick. C20 small-pane
casements. A C19 boarded entrance door to each cottage. At No.26 is heavy
C16 timber-framing: studwork with reversed arch wind-bracing; Evidence for
shuttered diamond-mullioned windows. Signs of truncation at left hand end and
of repositioned tie-beams. The two central bays appear to have comprised a
hall with massive 1st floor framing, into which a-chimney was inserted in
C17/C18. No.27 not examined.
Listing NGR: TM1495054212
Source: English Heritage
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