Record Details

NHER Number:40695
Type of record:Building
Name:The Cottage, Upper Street

Summary

A 16th and 17th century plastered timber framed house, with traces of decorated external plasterwork on its east side. The steep roof has black glazed pantiles. The south end is 16th century, and two storeys high with an attic. The north end is a 17th century addition and forms a cross wing. Another wing was added to the southwest in the 18th or 19th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 14172 85660
Map Sheet:TM18NW
Parish:GISSING, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

16th/17th century house; plastered timber frame, fragmentary remains of pargetting on east side, black glazed pantiles.
16th century south end, two storeys and attic; wind braced roof, chamfered beams. North end is 17th century cross wing with jettied first floor and gable; lunette to attic. Brick stack at junction. Ovolo moulded beam in north room. Southwest wing is 18th/19th century.
Details from (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 10 August 2004.

Monument Types

  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (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.

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