Description: Tailors Cottages
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280488
OS Grid Reference: TM0522767131
OS Grid Coordinates: 605227, 267131
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2640, 1.0060
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BACTON CHURCH ROAD
TM 06 NE
2/6 Nos 1 and 2 Tailors
Two houses; built as one in mid C16, with early C17 alterations. Restored 1985.
3-cell plan. One storey and attics. Timber-framed and plastered with C20 herring-
bone pargetting in panels. Thatched roof with two C20 casement dormers. An axial
chimney with shaft rebuilt in C20 red brick, and a C20 gable chimney to right.
C20 casements; a C16 diamond-mullioned window beneath the eaves. C20 thatched
gabled entrance porch with framed and boarded door. Heavy C16 framing exposed
internally. Arch-braced studwork, massive unchamfered floor joists, queenpost roof.
A number of complete diamond-mullioned windows; the parlour chamber to left has
moulded mullions. An altered C17 chimney with lintelled open fireplaces. The
former service end was half-hipped and has a blocked mullioned window; to its right
the service end was extended in early C17, also with diamond mullioned windows.
Included despite C20 alterations because of good C16 framing.
Listing NGR: TM0522767131
Source: English Heritage
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