Record Details

NHER Number:35920
Type of record:Building
Name:The Old Messuage, Church Lane


The Old Messuage is a timber-framed house of the early 17th century. It has a three cell design and is two storeys high. It was heightened in the mid 17th century and given ornate carving, with a hall chamber fireplace added slightly later. In the 18th century it was reduced in length, and it was subdivided in the 19th century and much altered in the 20th century.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 3339 9510
Map Sheet:TM39NW

Full description

Timber framed house of the early 17th century; three cell, two storey with stack. Heightened in the mid 17th century with ornate carving. Hall chamber fireplace slightly later. Reduced in length in 18th century, subdivided in 19th century, much altered in 20th century.
See report (S1) in file.
Compiled by E. Rose (NLA), 2 February 2001.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1600 AD? to 2050 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1600 AD? to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E. (NLA). 2001. Building Report..

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