Description: Swans Hall
Date Listed: 19 December 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 283184
OS Grid Reference: TL7968451205
OS Grid Coordinates: 579684, 251205
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1299, 0.6237
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1. HAWKEDON THURSTON END
TL 75 SE 7/255 19.12.6l.
A fine C16 timber-framed house with exposed timber-framing and plaster infil.
The east end of the house has brick nogging on the north side and east gable
end. 2 storeys and attics. At the west end there is a timber-framed and plastered
cross wing,which may be of earlier date. The windows generally are casements
with leaded lights, some are mullioned and transomed. There are a number of
original windows (blocked), with mullions. The east gable end is double jettied
with a carved bressumer and old mullioned and transomed windows with carved
heads and sills on brackets. The jettied gable has drop finials. One window
head has the initials "W" and "A" with a merchants mark of, apparently a ship carved
between. Roof tiled with a tall 3 shafted red brick chimney stack on a rectangular
base, with octagonal shafts and spur caps.
Listing NGR: TL7968451205
Source: English Heritage
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