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Flint Cottages, Hockham

Description: Flint Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 May 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 220247

OS Grid Reference: TL9541492678
OS Grid Coordinates: 595414, 292678
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4970, 0.8773

Location: Shropham Road, Hockham, Norfolk IP24 1NL

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:-


13/10001 Flint Cottages


Row of cottages, now one house. Circa early C18; altered and
extended in C19. Flint and brick rubble with brick dressings.
Pantile roof with gable ends with brick parapets, tumbling, and
finial at SW end. Brick axial and gable end stacks. Plan: Range
of cottages; possibly a subdivision of a pair of houses into 3
cottages with outshuts added at the back in C19. Recently
converted into one house, except for left hand (SW) cottage which
is still separate. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 5-window SE
front. Small C19 and C20 2-light casements with glazing bars in
brick openings with cambered arches. Similar brick openings to
doorways left and right; right hand a plank door, left panelled;
central window originally a doorway. Plastered outshut on right
(NE) end. At rear (NW) 2-storey outshut on right with pantile
lean-to roof and single storey outshut on left with slate lean-to
roof. Interior: Left (SW) room/separate cottage has chamfered
axial beam with long hollow step stops and blocked fireplace with
chamfered timber lintel with cyma stops and flanking cupboards
with panelled doors; chamber above with mid C19 grate. Centre
room reused or reset chamfered cross-beam with redundant mortices
and large brick fireplace with renewed lintel. Larger right hand
(NE) room with chamfered cross-beam with long hollow step stops,
a roughly chamfered cross-beam and large brick fireplace with
unchamfered timber lintel.

Listing NGR: TL9541492678

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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