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Description: Hammer and Hand
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 328924
OS Grid Reference: SE7052490067
OS Grid Coordinates: 470524, 490067
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3014, -0.9178
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HUTTON-LE-HOLE THE VILLAGE
SE 7089 (east side)
11/88 Hammer and Hand
Inn, now house. 1784 on datestone. For Emmanuel and Betty Strickland.
Herringbone-tooled sandstone on tooled plinth; tooled raised quoins; pantile
roof. Central-stairhall plan, one room deep, with rear service wing. 2-
storey, 3-window front. Door of 6 raised and fielded panels in rusticated
surround of long and short quoins. Datestone over door consists of an oval
centre panel enclosing the initials: S
To each side a rectangular panel carved with the arms of the Blacksmiths'
company - a phoenix in flames with 3 hammers - and inscribed: -"By hammer and
hand" and "All arts do stand". Venetian window in raised, keyed surround
over door. Remaining windows are 16-pane sashes in raised, keyed surrounds.
Raised first-floor band and cavetto-moulded eaves course with iron brackets
carrying the eaves gutter. Coped gables with shaped kneelers. End stacks.
Interior. Ground floor: exposed quarter-round moulded joists to front
rooms. Doors of 6 raised and fielded panels, with original fittings, and
similar panelling around cellar door beneath stairs. Panelled window
recesses. Room to left: stone fireplace with dentilled cornice shelf over
frieze carved with garlands in low relief. Room to right: stone fireplace
with moulded cornice shelf over finely tooled lintel with incised voussoirs
and reeded tooled jambs. First floor: panelling around attic stairs
enclosed behind door on H hinges. Room to right: late C18 firegrate in
plain stone surround. Attic: 2 pairs of crossed apex cruck trusses.
Listing NGR: SE7052490067
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Source: English Heritage
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