Date Listed: 15 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 280896
OS Grid Reference: TL9738562384
OS Grid Coordinates: 597385, 262384
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2243, 0.8885
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WOOLPIT GREEN HILL
5/143 Haywards (formerly listed
15.11.54 as Hill House)
Shop and offices built as a house in late C14 with alterations of early C19.
2 storeys, 4 windows. A 3-cell open hall house. Timber-framed, encased in
early C19 gault brick. Concrete plaintiled roof with 3 rear chimneys of red
brick. Early C19 windows with flat arches of gauged brick and small-pane
sashes. C19 entrance doorway at cross-entry position: 6-panelled door and
blind semi-circular fanlight with gauged brick head. Interior: Complete C14
roof structure: a slightly-cambered tiebeam, octagonal crownpost with moulded
capital and base and thick 4-way braces. Heavy smoke-blackening. Close-
studding exposed at 1st storey: an early example. Long splayed and tabled
scarf joints with undersquinted butts. A 2-centred arched doorway found
during alterations, now concealed or missing: no framing visible at ground
Listing NGR: TL9739662371
Source: English Heritage
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