Record Details

NHER Number:34158
Type of record:Building
Name:Greensleeves, Morley Lane, High Common

Summary

This 17th century timber framed building has a lobby entrance plan. The gable ends and ground floor are faced in 18th century brick, whereas the roof is of 20th century concrete tiles. The building is notable for its jowled wall posts, massive arch braced ties and clasped purlin roof with reduced principals.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 0788 9985
Map Sheet:TM09NE
Parish:SOUTH NORFOLK
WICKLEWOOD, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Adjacent to village of Morley St Botlph but in Wicklewood parish.
Listed building description describes as lobby entrance 17th century timber frame. Gable ends and ground floor faced in 18th century brick. Roof of 20th century concrete tiles. Two storeys. Some 18th century windows. Two doors opposite chimneystack; winding stair on entrance side. Jowled wall posts, massive arch braced ties, clasped purlin roof with reduced principals.
Owner told E. Rose (NLA) 14 January 1999 that a cupboard is dated 1742 and the arched braces 'resemble tree limbs'.
E. Rose (NLA) 15 January 1999.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (16th Century to 21st Century - 1600 AD to 2100 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (16th Century to 21st Century - 1600 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1050727.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 777.

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