|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||Caltofts, Broad Street|
Originally built in 1460, on the foundations of an earlier house of 1375, the remaining house dates largely to the late 19th century and has been used as a school. A large house, part of the 16th century timber frame remains, the rest being brick, stuccoe and sham timber-framing with a black glazed pantile roof. The building is built on an asymetrical plan, with two storeys and an attic. Inside there is some exposed timber-framing, ornamented plaster pilasters to the stair window, and a panelled room on the ground floor.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TM 2466 8340|
|Parish:||REDENHALL WITH HARLESTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Harleston. Built in 1460 on the foundations of an earlier house of 1375. Used early this century as a school. The roof was burnt in 1974. See newspaper cutting in file, (S1). Information from NCM Bolingbroke Collection.
Caltofts, Broad Street. Harleston.
Large house, largely late 19th century but incorporates part of 16th century timber-frame house. Brick stuccoed and sham timber-framing. Black glazed pantile roof. Gabled. Asymetrical plan. Two storeys and attic. Interior: some exposed timber-framing, ornamented plaster pilasters to stair window, ground floor panelled room. Brick chimney stack.
Information from (S2).
- HOUSE (Medieval to Modern - 1375 AD to 2050 AD)
- TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Medieval to Modern - 1375 AD to 2050 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|---||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1997. Historic home with amazing privacy. 12 December. |
|<S1>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1974. Harleston house blaze. 23 December. |
|<S2>||Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. |
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