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The Retreat, New Buckenham

Description: The Retreat

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 220332

OS Grid Reference: TM0890490502
OS Grid Coordinates: 608904, 290502
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4725, 1.0744

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

(north east corner)

12/85 The Retreat


House. Late C16, remodelled c.1750, refaced c.1840, restored 1970's. Timber
framed with wattle and daub infill behind brick skin. Slate roof. 2 storeys.
Central door in moulded case below dentilled cornice. One sash window left
and right and 3 to first floor all late C20 under gauged skewback arches.
Coffered timber eaves cornice with dentils. Gabled roof with internal gable
stacks. Rear has 2 C18 gabled wings forming F plan with C20 detailing. Between
them is C16 gabled privy tower also now with C20 windows. Interior much
altered. Close studding in exposed framing. Chamfered bridging beams. C19
King post roof to front range.

Listing NGR: TM0890490502

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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