Record Details

NHER Number:20559
Type of record:Building
Name:The Old Rectory

Summary

A 17th century timber framed building, with later alterations. The timber frame to the front of the house has been replaced with brick, and the house contains two original 17th century fireplaces.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0519 1717
Map Sheet:TG01NE
Parish:ELSING, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

December 1951. Listed, Grade II.
17th century timber frame replaced with brick at front, rest rendered. Original brick returned gable wall (now obscured by extensions). Two storeys and attic. Original strips of diaperwork brick between 19th century windows on both faces. 18th century segmental dormers. One original gable stack and one off centre stack. One ogee stopped beam. Spiral stair by stack. Two fine 17th century arched fireplaces in stuccoed brick.
Information from (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 13 August 1984.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (16th Century to 21st Century - 1600 AD to 2100 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (16th Century to 21st Century - 1600 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 332.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1342549.

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