Description: 95 and 96, Exeter Street
Date Listed: 28 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 319123
OS Grid Reference: SU1455229482
OS Grid Coordinates: 414552, 129482
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0645, -1.7937
Nos 95 & 96
SU 1429 SE 6/364 28.2.52.
No 95 is of C16 origin timber frame refronted late C18 for 2 houses. 2 storeys
red brick front. 1st floor string course. Gable end old tile roof. Moulded
eaves cornice carried over slightly projecting central bay with pediment.
Symmetrical fenestration. 5 windows 1st floor, 4 on ground floor, sashes recessed
no glazing bars. Central recessed 6 Panel door with semi-circular radial
glazed fanlight. Arched panelled reveal with doorcase of narrow pilasters,
carved scrolled brackets supporting broken moulded dentil cornice and open
pediment. Panels to reveals have delicate cross reeding to edges.
Interior retains part of original roof structure:north end of 3 bays with
principles, collars, clasped purlins and tie beams projecting just below 1st
floor ceiling level; hollow chamfer to south end tie beam and ogee moulded
finish. 2 similar bays and trusses to south. On ground floor a room with
C18 panelling throughout.
No 96 is also of Cl6 origin refaced in later C18. 2 storeys red brick on
stucco plinth. Gable end old tile roof, moulded eaves cornice. 3 windows
1st floor flush architrave framed sashes, glazing bars intact. 2 windows
ground floor also flush framed but of different heights, sashes it panes wide.
Central entrance: recessed door of 4 fielded panels in architrave surround
and detached cornice pediment over.
Interior retains part of timber framing, posts, wattle filling to some original
partition walls. Ground floor front room has large fireplace with cambered
chamfered bressumer with stone jambs.
Nos 90 to 92 (consec) St Osmund's Church & School & Nos 95 & 96 form a group.
Listing NGR: SU1455229482
Source: English Heritage
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