Record Details

NHER Number:14698
Type of record:Building
Name:The Thatched Cottage, Church Lane

Summary

A timber framed and thatched house which may date back to the 16th century. The house may originally have been a hall house with upper floors and a stack inserted in the 17th century. The house has an original window and a 17th century winding stair. In 1996 the NAU carried out a watching brief as the house was being underpinned, but no evidence of foundations or earlier structures was found.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 2033 9369
Map Sheet:TM29SW
Parish:LONG STRATTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Hall-house, probably a late example, retaining plan.
Inserted stack and upper floor probably late 17th century.
Later alterations.
See (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NLA) 18 September 1995.

1996. Observation of trenches excavated during underpinning works.
No evidence of foundations or suggestions of former structures were revealed.
See (S2) in file.
A.Cattermole (NLA), 9 August 2005.

Monument Types

  • HALL HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: HES 30-36.
---Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 1995. Building Report..
<S2>Unpublished document: Percival, S.. 1997. NAU Report No. 220. Watching Brief at Thatched Cottage, Stratton St. Michael..

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