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© Mr Neville Broadbent

IoE Number: 282992
Location: THE ANCIENT HOUSE, HIGH STREET (east side)
  CLARE, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr Neville Broadbent
Date Photographed: N/A
Date listed: 20 February 1958
Date of last amendment: 20 February 1958
Grade I

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1.CLARECLARE2006High Street(East Side)TL 74 NE 18/58No 26 (The Ancient House)20.2.58.

1. CLARE CLARE 2006 High Street (East Side) TL 74 NE 18/58 No 26 (The Ancient House) 20.2.58. I GV 2. A C15 timber-framed and plastered house with a hall block and a jettied crosswing at the east end and C17 blocks to tile west and south. 2 storeys. The crosswing jetty is supported on brackets with shafts. The north front and west gable nave fine pargetting (restored). The west gable bears the date 1473. The windows are casements with lattice leaded lights. The crosswing has a 5-lignt oriel bay on the ground and 1st stories; both with moulded sills and one withi carved arms and supporting animals. The gable has shaped and carved bargeboards. The ground storey has a blocked doorway with carved spandrels. The interior of tne crosswing has a fine ceiling with moulded beams and joists, with leaf stops. Roof tiled, with a heavy red brick chimney stack on a rectangular base with a sunk panel on the east end. No 26 (The Ancient House) and No 27 together with No 15 (The Vicarage), the wall to the Vicarage and No 16 (Galloway House) on the west side and the Church of SS Peter and Paul form a group.

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