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Description: Nos 21 and 23 with Attached Outbuildings
Date Listed: 7 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 290472
OS Grid Reference: TQ1355354525
OS Grid Coordinates: 513553, 154525
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2786, -0.3733
GREAT BOOKHAM HIGH STREET
TQ 1354 NE (east side)
7.9.51 Nos.21 and 23 with
(formerly listed as
Farmhouse and attached outbuildings, now shops and offices. Probably C16, with
C17 additions, C18, C19 and C20 alterations and additions. Timber frame with
later cladding, including tile-hanging at 1st floor; red tile roofs. The plan is now
L-shaped, with an early C19 element facing the street, a timber-framed range
continued to the rear and another at right angles towards the rear of the left
side of this. Two storeys with facade of 2+1 bays; No.21 has a modern shop at
ground floor, tile-hanging at 1st floor with two 12-pane sashed windows, and a
hipped roof with projecting eaves; No.23 has a shop at groundfloor, a 3-light
casement at 1st floor under a gablet, and a steeply-pitched roof. The features of
special interest are in the interior of No.21: the ground floor of the rear wing
has some ceiling joists of large scantling, and vacant mortices for others in the
mid-rail of a timber frame which forms the junction, and at 1st floor this frame
has jowelled posts and a king-post roof truss with a large cambered tie-beam
and curved struts; the main range has some exposed wall-plates and tie-beams of
lighter scantling; and in the roof there are some smoke-blackened rafters.
Listing NGR: TQ1662756468
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Source: English Heritage
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