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© Mr Jeffery Bartlett OBE, ARPS

IoE Number: 315540
Location: 2-5 HIGH STREET (south side)
Photographer: Mr Jeffery Bartlett OBE, ARPS
Date Photographed: 12 May 2001
Date listed: 20 December 1960
Date of last amendment: 20 December 1960
Grade II*

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LACOCKHIGH STREETST 9168(south side)4/105Nos 2 to 5 (consec)20.12.60

LACOCK HIGH STREET ST 9168 (south side) 4/105 Nos 2 to 5 (consec) 20.12.60 II* 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.

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