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Church House, Besthorpe

Description: Church House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 220295

OS Grid Reference: TM0628895890
OS Grid Coordinates: 606288, 295890
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5218, 1.0392

Location: 3 Silver Street, Besthorpe, Norfolk NR17 2NY

Locality: Besthorpe
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR17 2NY

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Listing Text


2/48 Church House


House. Mid C17. Colourwashed brick with pantiled roof. 2 storeys. Central
door behind mid C20 sloping porch. Windows with architrave and, on upper
floor, with aprons. Renewed cross casements. Sash window left of porch with
glazing bars and casement to right. Interrupted string course above ground
floor windows. Pilaster strips close facade carrying rounded capital heads.
Oval window to north. Bell based gabled roof with ridge stack over door.
Rear has porch with shaped gable of 1899. 2 casements to ground floor and
3 to first, all C19 under segmental heads. Early C20 extension to south.
North shaped gable with internal stack and 2 first floor and 2 attic oval
windows, the former keyed. Pilaster strips of facades return to close gable.
Interior partly timber framed. Dining room bridging beam and wall plate with
ogival mouldings and triple diamond stops. Joists have tongue and groove
stops and sunk quadrant mouldings.

Listing NGR: TM0628895890

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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