Record Details

NHER Number:14048
Type of record:Building
Name:Mere House, 57 The Street

Summary

A late 17th century timber framed and brick house, with octagonal chimneys and stepped gables.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 2904 9927
Map Sheet:TM29NE
Parish:BROOKE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

House, late 17th century; brick stepped gable to west.
Quoins of long and short rusticated blocks, each quoin containing one of each. These also appear each side of central doorway.
3 bays 2 storeys.
Tiled roof.
Central group of tall, octagonal chimneys.
Visited E. Rose (NAU) 28 September 1978.

(S1) adds: basic timber frame with gabled wing to rear.
Lobby entrance
3 cell plan.
Some rustication hacked off; platband, and pilasters each side door.
Ovolo moulded mullioned and transomed window.
Interior has jewel stops and bar stops, visible arched bracing, roof with windbraces.
E. Rose (NAU) 25 November 1998.

Monument Types

  • 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

---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 223.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1051122.

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