Record Details

NHER Number:34063
Type of record:Building
Name:Walnut Tree Cottage


A 16th century timber framed house, with 17th century alterations. The house was originally a hall house, with upper floors inserted at a later date.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1809 0199
Map Sheet:TG10SE

Full description

16th century timber framed wattle and daub house, rendered; plain tiles 1 syorey and attic three bays plus chimney. Originally a hall house, with inserted floor.
One bay and stack are 17th century addition.
External stack on bay 3 also, now within later addition.
Interior has large fireplaces; bay 1 has stops to bridging beam and wallplate; additional bay has reused timber framing; straight braces, cambered sole plate, ogee stepped tiebeam, reused ceiling timber with diamond mullion mortises.
(S1) is not at all clear as to whether these features are all in the 'additional' bay or generally scattered.
Attic with stud partitions, collars and butt purlins; arched braces to central tie.
See (S1).
(S2) shows divided into several dwellings.
E. Rose (NLA) 17 November 1998.

Monument Types

  • HALL HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 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 318.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1050570.
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-7. Ordnance Survey 25 inch 2nd edition (revised 1902-7).

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