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Flaxmoor, Caston

Description: Flaxmoor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 220170

OS Grid Reference: TL9567097590
OS Grid Coordinates: 595670, 297590
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5410, 0.8840

Location: The Street, Caston, Norfolk NR17 1DD

Locality: Caston
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR17 1DD

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Listing Text


4/8 Flaxmoor
21/ 7/51
- II

House. Mid C15 core, C16 and C18 rear, early C19 facade. Colourwashed brick
and black pantiled roof. Double pile plan. 2 storeys and attic. Facade 6
bays. Square entrance porch with moulded brick arch on irontwist columns.
Fielded door with side lights below semi-circular over-light. Sashes to all
windows with shutters. Flat brick eaves cornice. Deep bell-based roof on
timber overhang. 4 gabled dormers with round arched facings. Internal gable
stacks and on ridge right of centre.Tumbling at south-west gable and parapet
on kneelers. Rectilinear ogeed greenhouse abuts south wall by Boulton and
Paul of late C19. Rear pile of 2 storeys with renewed and some C19 sashes
under segmental arches. Dentil eaves cornice. Cross wing to left altered
in 1880's contains kitchen : 2 sash windows with glazing bars. Gabled full-
height stair tower contains scattered renewed fenestration but retains C16
winder staircase. Mid C16 ceiling beams in kitchen with ovolo and cavetto
stops and incised decoration.

Listing NGR: TL9567097590

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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