This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
WOKINGHAM ROSE STREET SU 8168 NW (North west side) 18/53 No.68 (Paradise Cottage) and No.70 (The Old Bakery) 2.10.69 G.V. II Hall house, now 2 cottages. Early C16, extended C19 and altered mid C20.
Part brick, part timber framed with brick infill, old tile gabled roof.
L-plan of 3 framed bays, former hall in centre, with extension at rear; formerly jettied on road front, now underbuilt in brick. 2 storeys.
Ridge chimney to right of centre. Irregular front, with moulded beam under first floor windows, probably re-positioned from former jetty beam.
No. 68 has two, C20, 2-light casement windows with glazing bars and C20 panelled entrance door flanked by 2 fluted pilasters and with a flat hood. No.70 has 2 pairs of C20 2-light casements on first floor, 2, 3-light on ground floor, all leaded; C20 panelled entrance door on right under small tiled lean-to hood. Interior:- part timber frame visible, plain principal beams with large plain joists on end framed bay, ground floor of No.70. Jowled posts and long arch braces on first floor.
Listing NGR: SU8139068770
Copyright IoE Brian Steptoe. Source Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Steptoe, Brian
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Brick, Tile, Timber, Medieval Hall House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Jettied House, Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House