This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TL 74 SW BIRDBROOK THE STREET WEST SIDE 3/22 The Plough Inn
Cottage, C18, extended in C19 and C20, now a public house. Part timber framed and plastered, part clay lump, part painted brick in Flemish bond. Roofed partly with thatch, partly with slate. 3 bays aligned approx. N-S, with axial chimney stack at N end of middle bay, external chimney stack at S end. Aspect east. Early C19 rear extension of clay lump, colour-washed, with thatched roof. Late C19 north extension of brick, the NW corner rounded off, with hipped slate roof. C20 flat-roofed single-storey extension to rear of it. Main range single-storey with attics, 2 storeys in N extension. Ground floor has 2 half- glazed doors, one 4-panel door, one C19 casement window, one C20 splayed bay, one splayed bay of C18 leaded windows (4 fixed lights, one wrought iron casement) and crenellated parapet on one short section. First floor has 2 C18 leaded windows each of 2 fixed lights and one wrought iron casement in dormers with swept slate roofs. In N extension, one double-hung sash window of 16 lights on each floor. 2 diagonal shafts on main stack. Interior has axial beam plain-chamfered without stops. Large wood-burning hearth facing S has been reduced for coal fire. Bread oven to E of it, top broken, introduced iron door with manufacturer's name. A simple building whose piecemeal development retains its vernacular character.
Listing NGR: TL7066541084
© Mr Colin Robert Donker. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Donker, Colin Robert
Rights Holder: Donker, Colin Robert
Brick, Clay Lump, Plaster, Slate, Thatch, Timber, Stuart Timber Framed House, Georgian Monument (By Form), Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Public House, Commercial, Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational