Description: Centre House
The Church House
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285301
OS Grid Reference: TM3555969267
OS Grid Coordinates: 635559, 269267
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2711, 1.4512
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TM 36 NE PEASENHALL CHURCH STREET (west side)
9/63 Stuart House, Centre House
- and The Church House
3 houses; probably originally a single farmhouse. C16; C20 addition to north
cross wing (Stuart House). Timber framed and plastered; the roof is a mixture
of plaintiles, pantiles, double Roman tiles and asbestos slates. 2 storeys
and attics. A main range with slightly projecting flanking cross wings.
Various mostly C18-C19 casement windows; the south cross wing (The Church
House) has a boarded door and a 4-panel door; Centre House has a 6-panel door,
the upper 4 panels glazed; Stuart House has a C18 doorcase with Roman Doric
pilasters, entablature, triangular pediment and a 6-panel door, the upper 4
panels glazed. To the north Stuart House has a mid C19 doorcase and one
window with square leaded panes. Stuart House was the scene of the murder in
1902 of Rose Harsant, the renowned "Peasenhall Murder".
Listing NGR: TM3555969267
Source: English Heritage
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