Record Details

NHER Number:13088
Type of record:Building
Name:Manor House, formerly Old School House

Summary

This brick and flint building is thought to date to the 16th or 17th century and has a south façade of three bays over two storeys. The west gable has two windows blocked in Tudor brick, and two slit windows below, and the north side has wooden mullioned long-low windows, cut by a later wing of flint and brick in chequered work.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 2964 2215
Map Sheet:TG22SE
Parish:TUNSTEAD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

House in Market Street north of school.
Apparently 16th century but perhaps older. Random brick and flint. South facade three bays, two storeys, wooden mullioned windows (renewed?). Modern porch. West gable has two windows blocked in Tudor brick, and two slit windows below.
North side has wooden mullioned long-low windows, cut by later wing of flint and brick in chequered work. All thatched.
Very much scrubbed and restored.
Visited by E. Rose (NAU), 19 January 1978.

This restoration was done by [1] when it was separate cottages. He claims the brickwork in the old section is Roman.
Listing Grade II 1986 (S1) notes stone quoins to north gable, but all the same dates building to 17th century.
E. Rose (NAU), 2 July 1986.

Architects plans 1998 (S2) in file.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD? to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
<S2>Graphic material: Various. Various. Architectural plans..

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