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Old Rectory, Snetterton

Description: Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 220237

OS Grid Reference: TL9933591006
OS Grid Coordinates: 599335, 291006
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4806, 0.9340

Location: Ada Cole Avenue, Snetterton, Norfolk NR16 2LF

Locality: Snetterton
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR16 2LF

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Listing Text


7/75 Old Rectory.

- II

House. Mid C14 hall house, completely reconstructed late C17, remodelled
C18. Timber framed core, otherwise rendered clay lump on flint and brick
plinth. Plain tiled roof. 2 storeys. Gabled timber porch with barge boards
left of centre c.1900. 4 C19 ground floor casements of various sizes with
transoms under hood moulds on labels. 5 similar windows to first floor.
Overhanging eaves and gabled roof. South internal gable stack and rebuilt
C17 ridge stack right of centre. Mid C20 kitchen extension to north. Rear
has full length C18 pantiled outshut retaining 4 original iron casements with
glazing bars, one round-headed window and other C20 windows, all of random
disposition. Door with 2 rectangular overlights. South gable has 2 round-
headed windows each floor and barge boards. Interior of old kitchen with
timber framed north wall in 4 bays, probably original mid C14 entrance to
service end to north of screens passage: heavy scantling comprising principal
posts arch braced in side bays. 2 central bays formed doorways with trefoiled
arches and punched spandrels, now blocked with secondary posts. Principals
rise to first floor bedroom where cross frame survives, tension braced in
3 tiers. Roof renewed in C18, C19 and C20. Remains of C17 diamond mullioned
window in one rear first floor room. Dining room with intact C17 fireplace.

Listing NGR: TL9933591006

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Source: English Heritage

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