Record Details

NHER Number:22888
Type of record:Building
Name:Thatchers, High Road

Summary

A late 16th century timber framed house, and a partially timber framed barn, which dates to the 17th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 0818 8144
Map Sheet:TM08SE
Parish:BRESSINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1981. Listed, Grade II.
Late 16th century house; plastered timber frame.
Thatched, east end gabled, west end hipped.
Offcentre stack with modern brick polygonal shafts.
2 storeys.
North elevation with modern porch on lobby entrance, 5 small first floor casements and cantered bay with moulded mullions.
South rear wing forms L shape.
Interior has chamfered ceiling beams and close joists.
The east canted bay is a sort of oriel, and the mullions are ovolo moulded.
See (S1) for the complete listing details.
Exterior briefly seen by E. Rose, (NAU) 10 September 1986.

June 1981. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Probably C17. Timber-framed, weatherboarded barn. Thatched roof with gabled
ends. Tie-beam with curved brackets and collar beam. Later lean-to extension
on north side.
Information from (S2).

Barn to northwest is wrongly described in (S2) as timber framed, has central pair of tiebeams on arched braces, one replaced by bracket, and not as in (S2).
East end divided off by full height stud and wattle and daub wall.
Thatched roof.
Ruinous after storm 1986, proposed dismantling and re-erection on same site.
Probably 17th century.
E. Rose, (NAU) 11 September 1986.

Monument Types

  • BARN (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)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1999. [Sale advertisement for Thatchers, Bressingham]. 16 July.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1306020.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1049657.

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