Record Details

NHER Number:47087
Type of record:Building
Name:96 High Street (including walls/railings of forecourt)

Summary

This house is dated 1736 but has an earlier core. It is constructed of whitewashed brick and flint with an irregular bay system. The door lies behind a portico porch and there are numerous sash windows, some of which have been blocked. The west gable has a date stone reading 1736. Ramped walls enclose a forecourt closed to the street by gates and railings which are likely contemporary with the house.

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Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 7574 9684
Map Sheet:TL79NE
Parish:NORTHWOLD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

December 1985. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
House is dated 1736 but has an earlier core. It is constructed of whitewashed brick and flint and pantiled roof. This two storey building has an irregular bay system. The panelled door is right of the centre behind a portico porch on four fluted timber columns supporting plain entablature. One segmental-headed sash window to the right with glazing bars and three similar ones lie to the left of the porch. Set-off at first floor below three flat-headed sash windows with glazing bars. It has dentil eaves cornice on the gabled roof. The internal gable stack to west is 20th century. A late 16th century ridge stack is left of centre with square plinth and twin octagonal flues. Tumbling in west gable head and datestone reading 1736. The east gable has brick diapering and 4 blocked windows. The ramped walls to right and left enclose a forecourt closed to street by railings and gates probably also of 1736. Square section stiles with bell caps and circular section verticals with arrow heads set into brick plinth.
Information from (S1).

Monument Types

  • DATE STONE (18th Century to 21st Century - 1736 AD to 2100 AD)
  • GARDEN PORCH (18th Century to 21st Century - 1736 AD to 2100 AD)
  • GATE (18th Century to 21st Century - 1736 AD to 2100 AD)
  • HOUSE (18th Century to 21st Century - 1736 AD to 2100 AD)
  • RAILINGS (18th Century to 21st Century - 1736 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 576.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1306074.

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