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The Olde Thatche Shoppe, Great Ellingham

Description: The Olde Thatche Shoppe

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 220186

OS Grid Reference: TM0201797082
OS Grid Coordinates: 602017, 297082
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5341, 0.9771

Location: Church Street, Great Ellingham, Norfolk NR17 1LE

Locality: Great Ellingham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR17 1LE

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Listing Text


5/24 The Olde Thatche Shoppe


Manorial house then 2 cottages, now shop and single dwelling. C15. Much
altered. Timber framed with mixture of rendered lath and plaster, clay lump
and brick on brick and flint plinth. Thatched roof. Probably open hall plan.
2 storeys. Shop entrance to right with late C20 door between bow windows.
2 casements on ground floor and 4 under eaves of early 1980's in original
openings. Gabled roof with ridge stack left of centre above blocked door.
Pantiled gabled outshut to right. South gable head weatherboarded. Rear has
full length flat-topped late C20 extension to ground floor. First floor windows
renewed as front. C19 4-light vertically mullioned window to right replaces
C17 insertion. Interior retains much of timber frame. Sitting room and Dining
room reconstructed in late C16. Wall studs, wall plates and ceiling beams,
the latter with tongue stops. Sitting room fireplace partly rebuilt in C20
retaining some original brickwork and bressummer inscribed 1580 --- E.R. --
- $.L. Roof with tie beams on arched braces. Thin Queen posts and collars.
Single purlin clasped between collar and principals at rear and under collar
at front. Winder staircase behind stack.

Listing NGR: TM0201797082

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Source: English Heritage

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