99-107 High Street

  • c. 1927. From the left are numbers 101 (All Souls Cottage), 103 (Sheppey Cottage), 105 (Newholme) set back from the road, 107 (Old Post Office) and 109 High Street when still thatched
  • 1927, part of the set of postcards. Looking up High Street from 107 (Old Post Office, 105 (Newholme) set back from the road), 103 (Sheppey Cottage), 101 (All Souls Cottage) no longer so-called, and 99 High Street
  • 2018. 101 and 103 High Street
  • 2018. 105 High Street
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Photos taken circa 1927 including All Souls Cottage (101 High Street), Sheppey Cottage (103 High Street), Newholme (105 High Street), 107 High Street (Post Office) and 109 High Street when this was still thatched. The 'set' of 1927 postcards is at record 2509.

101 High Street, All Souls Cottage Previously known as All Souls Cottage, the land having been in the ownership of All Souls College since the late 16th century. The house was built around 1800. Listing details state 'House. Early C18. Colourwashed limestone rubble and squared quoins with brick segmental arches; old plain-tile roof with brick gable stacks. 2-unit, through-passage plan with rear outshut. 2 storeys. Central door between 3-light casements with two 2-light casements at first floor. Interior: Open fireplace with cambered bressumer and flanking winder stair.'

103 High Street. Listing details state 'House. Mid C18. Colourwashed limestone rubble and brick dressings; old plain-tile roof and brick gable stack. 2-unit rear-outshut plan. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 2-window front with brick quoins has central door with flanking 3-light casements at ground and first floors. All openings have brick quoins and brick flat arches. Stack to right of roof. Interior not inspected'.

105 High Street The house was built about 1720 with the upper storey added later. Built of rubble and brick house, unusual in standing well back from the road and having a front garden. Listing details state 'House. Mid C18, raised C19. Coursed limestone rubble and squared quoins, old plain-tile roof and brick gable stacks. 2-unit plan. 2 storeys, 2-window front has 4-panel door to left of centre between 2-light casements with 9-pane lights under stone flat arches; 3-light casements with timber lintels at first floor. Interior not inspected. Included for group value,.

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