|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.
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.
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
|---||Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest. |
|---||Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 2001. Building Report.. |
|---||Graphic material: Various. Various. Architectural plans.. |
|---||Photograph: Unknown. 2004. Building Photograph. |
|---||Unpublished document: Lodey, J.. 2002. Notes on Wood Green Poor House. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||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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