Record Details

NHER Number:16136
Type of record:Building
Name:Corner House

Summary

This impressive 17th century brick house is set on a flint plinth with thin brick quoins. The main facade to the west has two storeys of windows retaining the long-low shape. The tall thick chimneys that exist behind each gable show that the roof was formerly thatched. The house has a number of associated brick and flint barns.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1727 3379
Map Sheet:TG13SE
Parish:WICKMERE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

22 May 1980. Visited by E. Rose (NAU).
Impressive 17th century brick house, red with yellow diaperwork, on flint plinth with thin brick quoins. Main facade to west has 2 storeys of windows retaining the long-low shape but totally remade. Faint traces of a blocked closet window at north end upper floor. Top of wall remade when roof altered. In south gable wall a small brick hoodmoulded window.
Tall thick chimneys behind each gable show roof formerly thatched. Rear extension mostly modern in same style. Large brick and flint barns. Erratic by gate.
E. Rose (NAU) 23 May 1980.

Monument Types

  • BARN (16th Century to 21st Century - 1600 AD to 2100 AD)
  • HOUSE (16th Century to 21st Century - 1600 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 724.

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