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15th-16th Century Houses

This 16th century house was given a side extension, which added a bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor, and a bedroom with dormer on the first floor.  Windows were made to match.  The thatch was re-laid across the whole roof. 

The Ancient Manor House, which dates from the 16th Century

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This house is timber-framed and was built in the early 17th century. In contrast to medieval houses, it has no open hall. Instead, a brick chimney heats two of the ground floor rooms and one of the upper chambers. This revolutionary change in house planning took place in the mid 16th century. Pendean nevertheless retains some medieval features such as unglazed windows.  The interior of the house is completely furnished.

Shurnock Court is a most charming Grade II* Listed country house dating from the 16th Century.



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    Posted by System Built Housing | March 17, 2010, 10:20 pm

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