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Briardene, Hockham

Description: Briardene

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 March 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 220246

OS Grid Reference: TL9539292642
OS Grid Coordinates: 595392, 292642
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4967, 0.8770

Locality: Hockham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP24 1NL

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-


13/10000 Briardene

- II

House. Circa late C16 or early C17 with later extensions.
Rendered timber frame. Steeply pitched clay pantile roof with
gabled ends. Brick axial and gable end stacks. Plan: 3-room lobby
entrance plan; the centre and left rooms heated from back-to-back
fireplaces in axial stack, originally with entrance lobby in
front of stack, the right hand room has gable end stack. Later
outshut on right hand end and extension on rear left corner.
Subdivided into 3 cottages and recently reunited. Exterior: 1
storey and attic. Asymmetrical 4-window SE front 3 and 2-light
casements with glazing bars and doorway to right of centre. 3
raking roof dormers with small 2-light casements. Lean-to outshut
on right end and set back on left end a brick gable ended wing
with 2 and 3-light casements and plank door. Interior: Some
timber frame exposed including sole-and-wall-plates, rails and
studs and jowled wall-posts supporting a tie-beam and collar
roof, its apex and common rafters ceiled; at least one of the
tie-beams ovolo-moulded. Left hand room has ovolo-moulded axial
beam and crude wall paintings on chimney-breast comprising 2
spoked circles, a tree with a bird and birds and their
footprints. Centre room has stop-chamfered ceiling beams,
fireplace lintel with inscribed flower motif and exposed midrail
scallop pattern.
Source: Report by E J Rose 9/5/1990.

Listing NGR: TL9539292642

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Source: English Heritage

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