Record Details

NHER Number:31578
Type of record:Building
Name:High House, Fersfield Road

Summary

A medieval timber framed hall house, with 17th century alterations, including inserted upper floors and chimney stack.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 0765 8184
Map Sheet:TM08SE
Parish:BRESSINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

(S1) describes as early 17th century timber frame; thatched roof.
West end 2 storeys and attic, diagonal shafted stack offcentre, east end one storey and dormer attic.

October 1995.
Seen only from distance, but this gives very much the impression of the usual outline of a medieval hall house with inserted stack and rebuilt parlour block, and presumably inserted attic to hall also.
E. Rose (NAU) 30 October 1995.

(S2) in file.

Monument Types

  • HALL HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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

Sources and further reading

<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
<S2>Photograph: Unknown. 2005.

Related records - none

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