Record Details

NHER Number:11814
Type of record:Building
Name:Thatched Cottage

Summary

This large and tall thatched cottage is built of clay lump around a timber frame. Inside is an inserted upper floor. It is probably 16th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 0678 9140
Map Sheet:TM09SE
Parish:OLD BUCKENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

18 November 1976. Visit.
Immediately south of church.
Large and tall thatched clay cottage apparently on a timber frame. Some windows of original size remain; one door has been blocked. Good condition.
(S1) describes as approximately 1700.
E. Rose (NAU), 18 November 1976.

Handwritten addition to Norfolk County Council copy of (S1) adds; Inside, inserted floor with stopped and chamfered common joists. Open brick fireplaces with timber bressumer. Bolection moulded timber fire surround in hall from around 1700. Queen post truss with arch braces to tie beam, probably 16th century.
E. Rose (NAU), 12 January 2001.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Graphic material: Various. Various. Architectural plans..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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