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Description: Old Cyder House
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281283
OS Grid Reference: TM1711865354
OS Grid Coordinates: 617118, 265354
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2435, 1.1788
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TM 16 NE
4/2 Old Cyder House
Former barn, converted for use as a cyder house in early C18, now a shop and
storage area. C17. Timber framed and cement-rendered with colourwashed brick
gable end to west. Plaintiled roof. South side has 2 2-light casement
windows of late C19 date; above each window is a projecting bracketed gable
with applied timbering within and cusped bargeboards. Central late C19
doorway with similar gable; boarded door with studded battens, in 2 leaves.
Over the roof is a wind vane dated 1771. A 3-bay frame with full-height
studding and curved bracing on the outside. Some secondary studs as
infilling. C18 upper floor. Roof has 2 rows of stepped butt purlins.
Straight wind bracing. Cyder making commenced here c.1730. Preserved inside
is a simple horse-powered crusher with granite trough and a single edge-runner
stone (dated 'CC 1728') and a screw press (dated 1729, altered 1922).
Listing NGR: TM1711865354
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Source: English Heritage
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