Record Details

NHER Number:12476
Type of record:Building
Name:Caltofts, Broad Street

Summary

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

Location

Grid Reference:TM 2466 8340
Map Sheet:TM28SW
Parish:REDENHALL WITH HARLESTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

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).

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Medieval to Modern - 1375 AD to 2050 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Medieval to Modern - 1375 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---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>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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