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2-5, High Street, Lacock

Description: 2-5, High Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 315540

OS Grid Reference: ST9163368416
OS Grid Coordinates: 391633, 168416
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4147, -2.1217

Locality: Lacock
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN15 2LQ

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Listing Text

ST 9168
(south side)
4/105 Nos 2 to 5 (consec)

Range of houses, late medieval with some additions, timber-frame
with plaster panels, stone slate roof and two stacks on front roof
slope. Two storeys, L-plan with gabled crosswing to right. No 2,
former Post Office, has 3 first floor leaded casement windows,
ground floor shopfront to left, probably C19, canted bay with 8-
pane windows, paired to front, 6-panel door under slate hood and
small C20 window to right. No 3 has 2 upper casement pairs, ground
floor door to through passage and casement pair to right. No 4, in
crosswing gable, has fine exposed framing, cambered tie-beam with
opposed curved angle braces over, jettied first floor with curved
tension braces and ground floor posts curved out under jetty.
Small canted timber-mullion 4-light window to each floor. C17 rear
wing has end stack, 2 upper casement pairs, ground floor ovolo-
moulded 2-light stone mullion window and door. No 5 is probably a
C17 addition to rear of No 4, single-storey and attic with large
gabled 4-light dormer, ground floor three-light casement with
timber lintel and door to right.
Interior: the front range, Nos 2 to 4, is wholly cruck-framed,
probably 6 bays of full crucks. In No 3 there is a fine moulded
C15 fireplace, with 4-centred arch corbelled out from jambs. The
upper room of No 4, in crosswing, has single bay windbraced roof.
In the rear wing of No 4, Tudor-arched moulded stone fireplaces
with stone shelves, one each floor.

Listing NGR: ST9163968416

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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