Description: Numbers 5 and 6 (Harwell House) with Attached Outbuilding
Date Listed: 16 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280735
OS Grid Reference: TM0473775799
OS Grid Coordinates: 604737, 275799
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3420, 1.0041
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BOTESDALE MARKET PLACE (SOUTH EAST
6/14 Nos. 5 and 6 (Harwell
- House) with attached
House, latterly 3 dwellings and now 2. Early C18, altered and extended mid
C19. Red brick, Flemish bond with vitrified headers. Plastered timber frame
to rear. Black glazed pantiled roof with plaintiles to rear. 3 cell cross
entry plan with service end to left. 2 storeys. Front largely rebuilt in
C19. To left of centre in cross entry position a recessed architraved 6
panelled door, a half glazed door to far right, a blocked door to left. 4
ground floor and 3 first floor recessed single glazing bar sashes. All
openings have cambered heads. Offset plinth, rendered plat band, boxed eaves.
Stepped kneelers to coped gable end parapets. Internal stacks to rear, axial
to right of centre and cross axial to left. Left gable end has 2 plat bands,
blocked openings. To rear a gable behind service bay, to centre a 4 panelled
door and a C19 slate roofed lean-to addition for stairs, to right a 2-light
box dormer. Interior: diagonally set corner fireplaces, indented ogee stop
chamfered binding beams. Attached to rear left is a late C16 or early C17
outbuilding, formerly stabling to the Greyhound Public House (q.v.). Timber
frame, rendered and weatherboarded, steeply pitched corrugated sheet roof, 2
bays, originally longer; a door towards rear and an upper 18 pane casement,
close studding with mid-rail, clasped purlin roof.
Listing NGR: TM0473775799
Source: English Heritage
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