Record Details

NHER Number:5569
Type of record:Building
Name:Breckland House


This property has been divided into two houses. It was built in the late 15th century, is timber framed with wattle and daub infill and has two storeys and an attic. There is a two storey stair turret at the rear and an early 17th century chimney. The exterior plasterwork is probably 18th century in dtae.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 0035 8164
Map Sheet:TM08SW

Full description

Church Street.

Originally two properties. Late 15th century. Timber framed, wattle and daub, two storeys and attic. L-plan. Internal quadruple chimneystack on square plinth with brick decoration at west gable. Gabled cross wing with plaster panels on north wall. Two storey stair turret to rear.
Dining room has cruciform bridging beams multiple roll moulded with roll chamfered joists.
Information from (S1), 1984.

September 1975. Exterior seen.
Chimneystack appeared early 17th century and exterior plasterwork 18th century.
E. Rose (NAU), 15 March 1984.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (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 350.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.

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