Description: The Thatches
Date Listed: 22 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 279800
OS Grid Reference: TL9840756650
OS Grid Coordinates: 598407, 256650
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1724, 0.9001
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BUXHALL BRETTENHAM ROAD
TL 95 NE
1/25 The Thatches
House, c.1550 with alterations of mid C20. 3-cell plan originally with cross-
entry. One storey with attics. Timber-framed and plastered. Concrete
plaintiled roof, formerly thatched; half-hipped at either end. An axial
chimney of gault brick and two C19/C20 end chimneys. Large C20 eyebrow
casement dormers. Small-pane casements. Boarded C20 entrance door with
glazed panel; a hipped concrete-plaintiled porch on oak posts. Heavy first
floors exposed with unchamfered joists and binding beams with broad chamfers.
Both half-hipped end walls are built upon pairs of well-formed base crucks.
Listing NGR: TL9840756650
Source: English Heritage
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