Record Details

NHER Number:36215
Type of record:Building
Name:1 and 2 Circle Cottages

Summary

This building has medieval and post medieval elements. It was first built as a timber framed hall house during the medieval period. Around 1600 its plan was changed to incorporate a cross passage, and an upper floor and chimney were added. The height of the building was increased around 1700. The walls were refaced and the building divided into two properties during the 19th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1346 0547
Map Sheet:TG10NW
Parish:GREAT MELTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

July 2001.
Medieval timber framed hall house of two unequal cells, converted to cross passage plan with upper floor and chimneystack about 1600; altered about 1630; extended (still as timber frame) heightened and reroofed about 1700; refaced and subdivided 19th century. Gutted 2001.
See (S1) in file.
See also (S2).
E. Rose (NLA), 17 July 2001.

Monument Types

  • HALL HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
---Photograph: Rose, E.. 2001. JZF 24-36.
---Unpublished document: 2012. Planning application..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 2001. Building Report..
<S2>Article in serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2002. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk, 2001. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt I pp 162-177. p 167.

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