|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||Lime Tree House|
A 16th century timber framed house, formerly the Unicorn Inn. In the late 19th century the gardens of the house were extended to included a field, and the boundary trees of the field were retained.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TM 1189 7961|
|Parish:||DISS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Formerly the Unicorn Inn.
16th century timber framed with projecting bay over door which has early 19th century case.
House located by E. Rose (NAU) 2 February 1983.
Exterior shows a double-pile house.
South block 2 storeys, with projecting porch-bay as stated; the east end of the south front also projects slightly beyond the west end.
The rear (north) block is also 2 storeys but higher than south block; has group of 4 octagonal chimneys apparently 19th
century in present form.
Victorian bargeboards and colour washed.
No external dating evidence pre 19th century but obviously older than that date.
E. Rose (NAU) 7 February 1983.
See (S2) for details of the former gardens, which were extended in 1885 to include a nearby meadow. The hedgerow and other trees in the meadow were retained as part of the planting scheme.
- HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- INN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest. |
|<S2>||Unpublished document: Taigel, A. 1997. Norfolk Gardens Trust: Town Gardens Survey - Volume One. |
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