Record Details

NHER Number:23106
Type of record:Building
Name:The Grange

Summary

A 16th century timber framed house, with original stone fireplaces, doors, and wall paintings.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 0848 8140
Map Sheet:TM08SE
Parish:BRESSINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

16th century house, timber framed.
Steep roofs of plaintile and black glazed pantile.
Gabled crosswing at each end.
At rear north end west wing of brick with stepped, gable, finial and twin moulded chimney shafts, 2 small round attic windows; 3 light stone mullioned windows on ground and first floor.
Adjoining gabled brick wing projecting with finial and stone attic window with 4 round headed lights. Two storeys and attic.
Front of 1:3:1 bays, ends gabled.
19th to 20th century casements.
Fielded panel door.
Offcentre stack on main range with diamond shafts.
Interior; room with moulded ceiling beams and fireplace with moulded stone Tudor arch.
Small stone chamfered Tudor arched fireplace in attic of west wing.
Roof of west wing has collar, and windbraces from principal rafters to the purlins.
See (S1).

(S2) dates to 1520 and notes; heavy internal oak door with Latin inscriptions, two staircases.
Tudor fireplace on upper floor; another has medieval painted pattern above it; inglenook fireplace in sitting room; various exposed timbers and mullioned windows.
E. Rose (NAU) 24 November 1986.

November 2008.
Proposed demolition of flat roofed extension to be replaced by single storey pitched roof extension.
See (S3) for further information
H. White (NLA) 5 January 2008

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • WALL PAINTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Graphic material: Various. Various. Architectural plans..
---Unpublished document: Listed Building Consent.
---Newspaper Article: 2004. Eastern Daily Press. 27 August.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
<S2>Newspaper Article: 1986. Eastern Daily Press. 21 November.
<S3>Unpublished document: SCT Butler. 2008. Statement of Intent, The Grange, High Road, Bressingham.

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