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Market House, New Buckenham

Description: Market House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 220325

OS Grid Reference: TM0885390443
OS Grid Coordinates: 608853, 290443
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4719, 1.0736

Location: B1113, New Buckenham, Norfolk NR16 2AN

Locality: New Buckenham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR16 2AN

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Listing Text


12/78 Market House

G.V. II*

Court or Toll house, probably built as shops. 1559 with later repairs. Timber
framed with rendered brick and wattle and daub infill. Plain tile roof.
2 storey with meeting chamber raised on 8 timber Tascan columns standing on
cast iron bases on stone plinths. Columns date from 1754/5. Central whipping
post with arm clamps. Upper floor supported on ovolo moulded timber
entablature of 1754. 2 paired arched windows louvred on west face. Remainder
with light engaged studding. Timber eaves cornice with paired modillions
C18. Hipped roof with timber pinnacle supporting wind vane. Interior has
crown post on bridging beam chamfered with tongue stops. Transverse beams
on crown post and triradial bracing to west. Scheduled Ancient Monument,
County Number 203.

Listing NGR: TM0885390443

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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