Record Details

NHER Number:40344
Type of record:Building
Name:Ye Olde Thatche Shoppe

Summary

A much-altered 15th century plastered timber framed house with a thatched roof. It was originally two cottages, but is now one dwelling and a shop.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 02016 97082
Map Sheet:TM09NW
Parish:GREAT ELLINGHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Manor house, divided into two cottages, now one again. 15th century, much altered. Timber framed, lath and plaster and clay lump. Thatched. Probably a hall house. 20th century openings except for one 19th century window replacing a 17th century insertion. Off centre stack. Interior has sitting room and dining room reconstructed in late 16th century. Tongue stopped beams. Fireplace retains some original brickwork and bressumer inscribed 1580 E R S L. Tiebeams on arched braces in roof, thin queenposts and collars with two types of clasped purlin. Winder stair by stack.
Details from (S1), which however does not give the reason for calling it a manor house.
(S2) in file
E. Rose (NLA), 9 April 2004.

Monument Types

  • HALL HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MANOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 366.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
<S2>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.

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