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Description: Priors Close
Date Listed: 15 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 281775
OS Grid Reference: TL9998371050
OS Grid Coordinates: 599983, 271050
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3011, 0.9316
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TL 97 SE WALSHAM LE WILLOWS THE CAUSEWAY (EAST SIDE)
2/30 Priors Close
House. C16 core; mid 018 extensions and facade. Timber-framed and rendered;
plaintiles. 2 storeys and attics. 2 plain red brick chimney stacks set
externally on the end walls. Wood modillion cornice. 3 gabled dormers with
fluted bargeboards, spike finials, and 2-light casement windows with old
square-leaded panes. 5 windows to first floor, and 4 similar, but deeper, to
ground floor, all 2-light casements with square-leaded panes. Centrally-placed
Edwardian half-glazed double doors. An open veranda with glazed roof along
the whole ground floor front. 3 bays of C16 framing remain within the house:
to the left of the central entrance is a truss with chamfered main beam and
posts, both with run-off stops, and above it a heavy cambered tie-beam with
arched braces removed; further to the left, another truss has arched braces in
situ. Above it, in the attic, there is a marked change of floor levels. Both
ends of the house were extended to give it the present symmetrical Georgian
form. All the roof-timbers are covered. A timber-framed wing of
indeterminate date at the rear.
Listing NGR: TL9998371050
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Source: English Heritage
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