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Description: Huntsman and Hounds Cottage
Date Listed: 21 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280056
OS Grid Reference: TM2947780271
OS Grid Coordinates: 629477, 280271
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3724, 1.3697
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METFIELD THE STREET
TM 28 SE
9/107 Huntsman & Hounds Cottage
House, latterly a public house. Early C16 core with considerable later
alterations and additions. Timber framed, mainly roughcast-rendered.
Pantiled roof, hipped to the left. L-shape plan, the original range being at
right angles to the road. 2 storeys. 3 windows, small-paned sashes to ground
floor, C19 casements to first floor. 2 internal stacks, one of them in the
rear range. Boarded half-door within small addition set forward to the left.
The original range has been heightened: there is a secondary diamond-mullioned
window on the ground floor with evidence for the original mullions above. The
right hand section of the front range is a late C17 addition. In the front
range a ground floor fireplace lintol is inscribed 'BENJAMIN EDWARDES OCTO YE
1 1663'; in the opposite room an C18 fireplace with eared surround.
Listing NGR: TM2947780271
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Source: English Heritage
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