Description: Oak House
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281508
OS Grid Reference: TM1738663324
OS Grid Coordinates: 617386, 263324
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2252, 1.1815
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DEBENHAM HIGH STREET (east side)
TM 16 SE
6/84 No.9 (Oak House)
9.12.55 (formerly listed as
House. C15 front with later alterations; early C17 work to rear. Renovated
c.1975. Timber framed and rendered, the front part with exposed first floor
studding. Plaintiled roof. Rear wing has old plasterwork to north and is
pantiled. 2 storeys. Jetty to street: exposed joist-ends, bressummer with
remains of embattled ornament. A single mid C20 sash window to each floor,
the lower one tripartite. Rear wing: various casement windows, 2 to north
square-leaded; C17 diamond-mullioned window in gable end; internal stack with
C19 red brick shaft. Interior. Modernised. Earlier section has heavy
studding. Contemporary 4-centre arched doorway to north, probably for a shop.
Considerable subsidence; both original wallplates have later work above,
supporting a C17 butt purlin roof. 3 1/2 -bay rear addition: 2 cells with plain
joists set flat; plain studding; clasped purlin roof.
Listing NGR: TM1738663324
Source: English Heritage
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