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The Thatched Cottage, Attleborough

Description: The Thatched Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 July 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 220252

OS Grid Reference: TM0334294264
OS Grid Coordinates: 603342, 294264
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5083, 0.9949

Location: Hillsend Lane, Attleborough NR17 1BG

Locality: Attleborough
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR17 1BG

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Listing Text

(south side)

11/5 The Thatched Cottage


Cottage. Mid C16 and later. Timber framed with rendered wattle and daub
on brick plinth. Thatched roof. T plan with cross wing to right. Main range
one storey and dormer attic. Door to right under flat hood on quatrefoil
punched brackets. 2 3-light casements to left under 2 gabled dormers with
plain tiles and leaded casements. Gabled roof with central ridge stack.
Rear has opposing door, one casement under hood and 2 eaves dormers with
casements. Cross wing obscured by large C20 lean-to porch at west. One eaves
dormer under thatch and external stack to rear gable wall. Front gable
punctuated by 3 casements, 2 under hoods. Interior retains complete timber
frame, beams generally with tongue stops. Main roof range with clasped
tenoned butt purlins. Frame with bracing in rear bedroom. Several H hinges
to doors. Rebuilt fireplace and particularly heavy bridging beam in dining

Listing NGR: TM0334294264

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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