Record Details

NHER Number:29687
Type of record:Building
Name:Grey Gables, Common Road

Summary

Grey Gables is a timber framed house, possibly containing the remnants of a hall house whose parlour end was rebuilt and stack inserted around 1600. Most of this older section was demolished in the 19th century, and the house was rewalled around 1946.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 2232 9016
Map Sheet:TM29SW
Parish:SHELTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Timber framed house, possibly the remnants of a hall house whose parlour end was rebuilt and stack inserted around 1600, most of the older section being demolished in the 19th century and rewalled around 1946; otherwise, an odd variant of a two-cell plan of around 1600.
See report (S1) in secondary file.
E. Rose (NLA), 29 April 1993.

English Heritage Listing:
Grey Gables, Common Road. Hardwick.
17th century timber-framed house, rendered. South end wall brick faced in 20th century. Steep pantile roof with gabled ends. Brick chimney stack off centre. Two storeys. Modern metal frame casements. Plank door in front of stack.
Information from (S2)

Monument Types

  • HALL HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 1993. Building Report..
<S2>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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