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Description: Debenham Fish Shop
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281527
OS Grid Reference: TM1739263198
OS Grid Coordinates: 617392, 263198
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2241, 1.1815
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DEBENHAM HIGH STREET (west side)
TM 16 SE
6/103 No.32 (Debenham Fish
9.12.55 Shop), No.34, No.36
(formerly listed as
Premises adjoining The
Limes on S. side)
2 houses and shop. C15 origins, largely rebuilt early C16 in Wealden form,
one jettied end now No.38 (qv. Item 6/104). Timber framed and rendered.
Pantiled roof, No.34 with glazed black tiles. 2 storeys. Jetty to right now
masked by projecting late C19 shopfront (No.32). Brackets to flying
wallplate, partly concealed by a coved cornice. Mainly old 3-light casement
windows; No.34 has 6-paned ground floor sash window. Boarded door to No.36,
4-panel door to No.34. Internal stack. Interior. End wall of No.36 is
substantially C15: heavy studding; rail with mutilated moulding and embattled
decoration, probably a dais beam at upper end of open hall. Remainder seems
C16 although most of structure in No.34 is concealed. Rear wall of No.36 has
blocked window with cavetto mullions; adjacent cross-partition has 4-centre
arched doorway. Stack has bay but is a later insertion, probably preceded by
a timber flue. Behind stack is a stair with heavy treads. Plain crown-post
roof over both occupations, probably once extending over adjacent carriageway.
Listing NGR: TM1739263198
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Source: English Heritage
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