|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||Briardene, Shropham Road, Great Hockham|
This timber framed house was built before 1599. It has an unusual layout and construction and inside there is an important 16th or 17th century wall painting depicting a Dutch parable.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 95394 92639|
|Parish:||HOCKHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
House itself which is a fine example of a lobby entrance timber framed house of about 1580, with a contemporary apotropaic wall painting.
See (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 9 May 1990.
A more detailed examination revealed a timber frame of unusual form; the house is marked on a map of 1599 yet the details would normally be placed later than this. The wallpainting has been identified as a very rare example showing a Dutch parable.
See further details in file.
See also (S2).
E. Rose (NLA), 15 October 2001.
For finds from garden see NHER 25488.
M. Dennis (NLA), 13 March 2006.
- HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Graphic material: Various. Various. Architectural plans.. |
|---||Article in serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1991. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1990. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLI Pt II pp 240-246. p 241. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 1990. 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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