Description: Crown House
Date Listed: 23 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281401
OS Grid Reference: TM2201269886
OS Grid Coordinates: 622012, 269886
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2822, 1.2534
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WORLINGWORTH FINGAL STREET
TM 26 NW
5/120 Crown House
Former farmhouse, latterly a public house, now private dwelling. First half
of C16 with early C17 parlour addition. Timber framed and plastered, the
plaster lined in imitation of ashlar. Roof plaintiled to front and pantiled
to rear, half-hipped over the service end to the left. 2 storeys and attic.
3-cell form. Various casement windows of C19 and mid C20 date; hall has mid
C20 windows front and rear with replacement diamond mullions in orignal
matrices. Lobby entry: gabled porch of colourwashed brick with C20 boarded
door. Stack has mid C20 shaft. Earlier part has widely-spaced studs with
tension braces. Plain joists in hall and service end. Queen-post roof.
Parlour addition also has widely-spaced studs, with arched bracing at the
corners. On the ground floor there is an axial bridging beam with grooved ogee
stop-chamfers, plain joists and remains of a secondary window with ovolo
mullions. C16-C17 newel stairs.
Listing NGR: TM2201269886
Source: English Heritage
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