Record Details

NHER Number:44617
Type of record:Building
Name:Post Office and Stores

Summary

A timber framed 18th century building with a 19th century shop front. The building is now the village post office and a shop.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 07110 99852
Map Sheet:TM09NE
Parish:MORLEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

August 1983. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Post office, shop and dwelling. 18th century. Rendered timber frame on masonry plinth with pantiled roofs. Double-pile with a lean-to extension to west. South façade of 2 storeys with a pair of shallow gables and lean-to roof to side. Fine 19th century shop front with 4-light mullioned windows flanking recessed entrance. Flanking pilasters with consoles, topped by little pediments, supporting angled facia. Secondary shop window of 4-lights with mullions; casement fenestration with glazing bars and bracketted drip-boards. Symmetrical east façade of 3 bays with similar fenestration and central front door. Axial stacks to each pile. Fine 19th century metal railings with fleur de lys finials in front of east façade.
Information from (S1).
A. Cattermole (NLA), 12 May 2006.

Monument Types

  • SHOP (17th Century to 21st Century - 1700 AD to 2100 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (17th Century to 21st Century - 1700 AD to 2100 AD)
  • POST OFFICE (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD? to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 545.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1050717.

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