Description: Birch House
Date Listed: 9 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 291221
OS Grid Reference: TQ0098744596
OS Grid Coordinates: 500987, 144596
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1917, -0.5562
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TQ 04SW BRAMLEY C.P. HIGH STREET
5/23 Birch House and
9/3/60 Bramley Lodge
as Birch Lodge)
House, now divided. C17, remodelled in 1840. Timber framed, refaced in whitewashed
roughcast with plain tiled roofs, some with bands of fishscale pattern, and scalloped
bargeboards. Two storeys with end stack to left, centre ridge stack and rear stack
to right. Outer gabled bays, that to left projecting, with 3-light "cross" casement
windows on each floor under label moulding. One similar window to left of centre on
first floor and to right of centre on ground floor. Battlemented square porch to
re-entrant angle with wing, left of centre. "Gothick" window to right hand side of
porch with Y tracery. Half glazed inner door, pointed arched panelled outer doors.
Right hand return front:- Pointed "cross" window to first floor of left hand gable
over 3-light window below. Glazed door to recessed centre range in pentice porch
projecting from eaves height, with gable dormer jettied over ribbed and arched
"Gothick" doors and flanking pointed arched windows. Pentice at right end connects
with return wall and gateway with arched throughway under gabled dormer.
Listing NGR: TQ0098744596
Source: English Heritage
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