|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||The Chequers, Upper Street|
A former pub, this is a rendered timber framed house with a thatched roof, dating to the early 18th century, and possibly a little before that.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TM 1421 8554|
|Parish:||GISSING, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
29 April 1998. Visited.
Former public house. Timber framed building on three cell cross passage plan with original upper floor and stack; later converted to lobby entrance. Despite the plan the details of the timbering indicate a late date. A documentary reference of 1641 seems too early and may not refer to this building, whereas a date formerly on the house of 1799 is too late. Documentary evidence tied to the present building starts at 1720 and probably a date of about 1700 is appropriate.
See report (S1) in file.
E.Rose (NLA), 8 May 1998.
- HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- INN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 1998. Building Report.. |
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