Description: 20, West Street
Date Listed: 8 June 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 319336
OS Grid Reference: SU0958231260
OS Grid Coordinates: 409582, 131260
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0806, -1.8646
5409 WEST STREET
SU 0931 5/58
Late C18 front to circa 1600-1625 house. 2 storeys stuccoed with slight
set back side pilasters. Projecting plinth. 3 irregularly spaced windows
on 1st floor, glazing bar sashes with voussoir lintels. 2 modern glazing
bar shop windows on ground floor, left hand tripartite with 2-5-2x3 panes
and right hand 6x3 panes. Left hand doorway retains voussoir lintel. Return
to Crow Lane: large gable end stone chimney stack on moulded corbelling
over ground floor, (with dormered gable) and weathered capping. Extending
north-east is a 2 storey circa 1650ish wing, presumably once jettied (ground
floor is C19 brick); the 1st floor timber framed with 2 wide braced bays
and early C19 oriel bays with glazing bar casements and cornices. Wide
eaves. On ground floor, a 3-light segmental headed casement to left, central
window with part of an earlier doorway with cornice and 3-pane overlight,
and ledged door to right. Garden wall to left: about 7 ft high, 20 yds
long, built of large rubble with brick lacing courses; segmental headed
doorway adjacent to house.
Interior: front room and hall now one; remains of moulded Jacobean panelling
(rest removed to No 39 West Street qv); ceiling moulding; part of panelling
to right obscures older fireplace; late C18 segmental hall arch adjacent.
Timber braces in fireplace wall.
Fire Insurance Mark 322563.
Listing NGR: SU0959031260
Source: English Heritage
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