This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
NEEDHAM MARKET HIGH STREET (EAST) TM 0855
3/117 Nos. 78 and 80
Two houses, built C15 as a 3-cell open hall house. Alterations of C16 and C19. 2 storeys. 5 windows. Timber-framed and pebble-dashed. Plaintiled roofs with rear chimneys of red brick. C19 small-pane sashes. No.78 has a pair of late C19 shop windows with large panes, and No.80 an earlier C19 square bay shop window with flat leaded roof. No.78 has a C19 4-panelled door (the upper pair glazed), and No.80 a plank door possibly of C17, adapted to a stable-type door. No.78 comprises a formerly-open hall with a storeyed end cell to right. No.80 contains another storeyed cell. Some widely-spaced studwork exposed in No.80 with convex arched wind-bracing. Complete coupled- rafter roof with smoke-blackening above the hall. A rear wing of 3 bays was added in mid C16 to No.80 with crown post roof, the posts square and plank- braced 2 ways. On the left hand gable, now facing into the roofspace of the adjacent later C18 building, is an oval cartouche in raised plasterwork bearing the date 1712 and initials T.F.C. The border is embedded with fragments of coloured glass.
Listing NGR: TM0882055109
© A G Turner. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Turner, Ag
Rights Holder: Turner, Ag
Brick, Pebbledash, Tile, Timber, Medieval Open Hall House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Hall House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, Date Stone, Commemorative, Commemorative Stone, Commemorative Monument, Shop, Commercial
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