|Type of record:||Building|
A 17th century timber framed cottage with a steeply pitched pantile roof and an original mullioned window. The building may originally have been an almshouse, and was converted into a workhouse in 1723. The house was sold in 1850 and was returned to residential use. Fragments of medieval and post medieval pottery have been found in the garden.
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|Grid Reference:||TM 2075 9120|
|Parish:||LONG STRATTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Timber framed 17th century, probably part of a range of almshouses; converted to workhouses 1723, converted back in 1830s sold off 1850.
September 1976. Listed, Grade II.
17th century cottage. Timber-framed, plastered, brick-faced ground floor. Steeply pitched pantile roof with gable ends. Two storeys. One window. Three-light casements. Doorway on end wall. Lower wing to north, plastered timber-framing with pantile roof.
Information from (S1).
Finds of medieval to post medieval pottery from garden.
See detailed report in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 4 May 2001.
2001. Building Survey.
This green-edge timber building is 17th century from its construction details, and in 1850 it was described as a 'poor house' (almshouse). The present house might be a remnant of a row of almshouses, with units comprising one room on two floors with adjacent stack.
Summary from (S2).
D. Holburn (HES), 21 October 2011.
- ALMSHOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- WORKHOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Sources and further reading
|---||Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 2001. Building Report.. Building Report. |
|---||Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans. |
|---||Photograph: Unknown. 2004. Building Photograph. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Unpublished Document: Lodey, J.. 2002. Notes on Wood Green Poor House. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1050287. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2002. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk, 2001. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt I pp 162-177. p 169. |
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