Description: 7, 8 and 9, Deanery Place
Date Listed: 1 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 291362
OS Grid Reference: SU9682043960
OS Grid Coordinates: 496820, 143960
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1867, -0.6160
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SU 9643 NE
Nos 7, 8 and 9
Welden house now 3 dwellings. C15 with alterations C16, C17, C19 and C20.
Stuccoed and rendered brick, scored as ashlar at front, concealing timber frames;
plain tile roof. Originally 4 bays with central 2-bay, open hall and jettied
storeyed end bays; hall partially floored in later C16 leaving smoke bay to bay 2;
chimney added and fully-floored C17; jetties removed and the whole refronted early-
mid C19. Road front: 2 storeys, three 1st-floor windows. 3 doorways, those to nos
8 and 9 (left and centre bays) paired, each having 6-panel door with knocker,
architrave with reeded pilasters, and bracketed canopy. Nos 8 and 9 each have a
sash with glazing bars to ground floor and an unequally-hung 9-pane sash above; no
7 has a sash to each floor; all windows in reveals with projecting sills, the lst-
floor windows breaking into stepped, dentilled eaves. Roof hipped on left with
external stack at left end and another in front roof pitch between right-hand
bays. Rear additions not of special interest. Interior: of no 7 has exposed
timber framing. Interiors of nos 8 and 9 not inspected, but reported to contain
former central hall truss which has hollow-chamfered arch braces with run-out
stops to chamfered tie-beam which has peg holes probably from former crown post;
curved braces in former end walls of hall; in no 8 inserted stop-chamfered spine-
beam ending on left in chamfered cross-beam, the area beyond this orginally left
open as smoke bay. In 1976 work on the front of no 9 revealed large-scantling
carved braces on ground floor.
Domestic Buildings Research Group, Report No 1285.
Listing NGR: SU9682543960
Source: English Heritage
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