|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||Mitre House, formerly Old White House, High Street|
A timber-framed and jettied house, built in the late 16th century or the early 17th century, with a brick wing to the rear of the building dating from the late 17th century. A recently rediscovered cellar was added in the 18th century. A horse skull and bridle were found buried underneath the front door, a tradition rarely practised in domestic houses.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 4015 1057|
|Parish:||ACLE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK|
Timber framed jettied street block of about 1600. Rear wing of brick with moulded beams, late 17th century. Cellar rediscovered 1995 under outshut is later; contained clay pipes. Horses skull found buried under doorstep. Possible smuggler's hiding place.
See (S1) and (S2).
E. Rose, (NLA) 30 October 1995.
- CELLAR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- CEREMONIAL OBJECT (Undated)
- CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- WALL PAINTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Sources and further reading
|---||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. [unknown]. 14 February. |
|---||Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 4010H. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 358. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1051481. |
|<S2>||Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1995. Building Report.. Building Report. |
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