Description: Minsmere House
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281509
OS Grid Reference: TM1734763308
OS Grid Coordinates: 617347, 263308
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2251, 1.1809
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DEBENHAM HIGH STREET (east side)
TM 16 SE
6/85 No.15A (Minsmere House)
9.12.55 (formerly listed as
Premises adjoining The
Recess on N. side;
Premises 15 yds SE of Oak
House and shop. C16, in 2 phases. Timber framed; plastered upper floor with
remains of old plaster panels. Ground floor underbuilt in colourwashed brick.
Pantiled roof. 2 storeys. 3 shopfronts under continuous fascia: large-paned
shop windows, semi-glazed panelled doors. Upper floor has 4 sash windows with
glazing bars and a casement window to left. At extreme right is a carriage
entrance with boarded doors. Internal stack, set forward of the roof ridge.
Interior. 2 bays to left have some regular heavy studding; closely-spaced
plain joists in ceiling of ground floor with evidence for former jetty to
street. Heavy arched braces to central tie beam. To right a wider range,
probably older, contemporary with carriage entrance. Some exposed framing.
Original structure of carriage entrance largely missing, apparently as the
result of a fire. Remains of a plain crown-post roof. Roof over left section
Listing NGR: TM1734763308
Source: English Heritage
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