Record Details

NHER Number:8642
Type of record:Building
Name:Canterbury House, Wretton Road


A 17th century part timber-framed house with brick gable-end and stack. Doubled in length in 18th century incorporating an axial stack. 18th-century brick re-facing to one side of original block. 19th-century decorative flint and brick re-facing following separation into two dwellings before 1881.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 7040 9984
Map Sheet:TL79NW

Full description

Probable 16th century part timber framed house later altered and extended on several occasions in 17th to 19th century.
See report (S1) and press cutting (S2) in File.
E. Rose (NAU), 3 March 1984.

Architect's plans (1995)
See (S3) in file.
Listed, see (S4).

Early 17th century timber frame of which only north gable-end survives. Masonry south gable-end with stack. Building doubled in length in 18th century. Re-faced with decorative flint and brick in 19th century following subdivision into separate properties.
See (S5) for further information.
S. Heywood (HES), 09 January 2011.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1600 AD to 2050 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval to Modern - 1600 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished document: Brownhill Hayward Brown (architects). 2011. Design and Access statement with drawings.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 1984. Building Report..
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1985. Sale advertisment. 13 September.
<S3>Graphic material: Various. Various. Architectural plans..
<S4>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
<S5>Unpublished document: Heywood, S.. 2011. Canterbury House, Stoke Ferry. An Architectural History.. January 2011.

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