Record Details

NHER Number:19721
Type of record:Building
Name:Beechview, The Street

Summary

This building was formerly a Post Office. It dates to the late 16th century with later additions and alterations. The rendered timber frame features two queenpost trusses with highly cambered ties and arched braces, and these were the main reason for its listing.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 2295 9710
Map Sheet:TM29NW
Parish:SAXLINGHAM NETHERGATE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Former post office. Late 16th century and later. Rendered timber frame. Two storeys, upper formerly open to roof. Off centre axial stack with door opposite and winding stair by entrance. Two queenpost trusses with highly cambered ties and arched braces. One beam at ground floor with broach chamfer stop.
'Listed grade II primarily for queenposts.'
Information from (S1).
Note building formerly confused with adjacent site NHER 21311 - information now transferred.
House seen by E. Rose (NAU), but interior not seen.
E. Rose (NAU) 1 May 1985.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Heywood S. (HES). 1999. Norfolk County Council Site Visit Record - Beechview, The Street, Saxlingham Nethergate.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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