Record Details

NHER Number:15321
Type of record:Building
Name:The Gables


A house dated 1746, two storeys high in chequered brickwork. It has a tiled roof, but was originally thatched. The interior is mainly 19th century, but some of the timbers could be earlier.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3265 0844
Map Sheet:TG30NW

Full description

September 1976. Visit.
House, dated 1746.
South façade of three bays, two storeys with string course; chequered brickwork on flint plinth. Shaped gables, also chequered but of a lighter brick. This may indicate the gable walls of a different date but shaped gables as late as this known elsewhere in Norfolk. Tiled roof but obviously once thatched.
Visited. E.Rose (NAU) 26 September 1979.

March 1985. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
House dated 1746 of red brick with pantiled roof. Two storeys with continuous rear outshut and single storey wing to north. Four bay facade, a.b.b.a. Flint plinth, and platband at first floor level. 19th century casements in existing openings. Ground floor windows with transoms and segmental brick arches. Outer windows have three lights, inner windows have two lights. Brick dentil eaves, platbands on gable walls at attic floor level. Dutch gables, tie irons and internal end stacks.
Interior mainly 19th century, but with chamfered bridging beams with ogee stops. Central date stone at first floor level inscribed P.W.S., 1746.
Information from (S1).

The Gables (No 52), believed to have been built in 1690 with Dutch-style gables. The house was previously known as 'Braydeston Villa'.
See (S2) for futher details.
L. Allison (NLA), 5 August 2010.

Previously mapped at TG 32680844 in error.
A. Yardy (HES), 16 August 2012.

Monument Types

  • 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, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 416.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1152853.
<S2>Monograph: Brundall Local History Group. 2007. The Book of Brundall and Braydeston. p 140.

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