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Description: High Gables
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 284396
OS Grid Reference: TL9959379396
OS Grid Coordinates: 599593, 279396
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3762, 0.9308
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TL 9879-9979 HOPTON HIGH STREET (west side)
3/43 High Gables
14.7.55 (Formerly listed as
House 30 yards west
GV II of Church)
Former farmhouse. Dated 'JB'over 1804 on a small recessed panel high on the
south gable. 2 storeys. Red brick to front and sides, knapped flint to rear;
thatched roof, with decorated ridge; wooden modillion cornice. Tumbled gables
with high, plain copings incorporating chimney-stacks. 3 window range: late
C19 sashes with a single vertical bar to lights. Central Edwardian 4-panelled
door, with ornamental coloured glazing to upper lights, set in an older
surround: eared architrave, triangular pediment with dentils, and a frieze of
carved C15 cresting, probably taken from the church during C19 restoration.
An original curved stair inside with plain balusters and sinuous handrail.
Listing NGR: TL9959379396
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Source: English Heritage
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