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Description: Stowe Maries
Date Listed: 11 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 289843
OS Grid Reference: TQ1359648886
OS Grid Coordinates: 513596, 148886
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2279, -0.3745
BALCHIN'S LANE, WESCOTT
TQ 14 NW 6/227
Partly C16 timber-framed building with C20 additions in south and in east.
Original north-south wing in south-west part formerly 2 cottages: now
occupied by 1 owner. In this part, timber-framing exposed within:
South-western wall of vestibule possibly comprising originally an external
wall to the cottage: timber-framed structure revealed again inside rooms
upstairs; massive beams downstairs. Western front of oldest part: modern
timber framing with plaster infilling above; modern brick facing below.
Modern casement windows. Tiled roof. On eastern side of wing where main
entrance now is, east-west cross wing abutting on to it in centre;, modern
porch forming an extrusion between the 2 wings. Modern extension of post
and pan timbering further east, built at direction of Leslie Howard who
lived in this house.
Listing NGR: TQ1359648886
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Source: English Heritage
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