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Jacques, Garboldisham

Description: Jacques

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 220531

OS Grid Reference: TM0035181964
OS Grid Coordinates: 600351, 281964
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3990, 0.9435

Location: 95 Back Street, Garboldisham, Norfolk IP22 2SD

Locality: Garboldisham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 2SD

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There is also a scheduled monument, Tower of All Saints' Church, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


14/12 Jacques (Formerly listed as
21/7/51 Jacques and barns)
- II*

Hall house. c.1490, floored mid C17, altered C18. Timber framed with lath
and plaster infill and thatched roof. 2 storeys on brick plinth and attic.
Door right of centre in plain timber case below 6-light timber mullioned dias
window to Hall : hollow chamfered mullions rising to wall plate, each light
round-headed under square frame. 2 3-light C18 leaded casements to left of
door and similar unleaded window right. 2 C18 casements and one C20 to first
floor. Gabled roof. C17 inserted ridge stack to right of centre and C18
external north gable stack. North and south gables with drip shelves. Rear
with flat-topped C19 outshut to left of door. 2 C18 leaded casements to ground
floor and 4 additional leaded casements above of 2 or 3 lights. Interior.
C15 screen truss with 2 openings to north of dining room, one leading to this
room, the other to inserted passage. Original door at west of passage blocked.
Service rooms to north of screen converted to lounge after reconstruction
Cl8. Dining room in lower part of hall, floored in mid C17 using bridging
beam with sunk quadrant mouldings and tongue stops. Room below solar converted
to kitchen on insertion of central stack. Roof to hall intact in form of
single central spanning arched tie beam on arched braces dropping to demi-
hexagonal responds with crenellated capital on principal studs. One square
section crown post with 4 arched braces on engaged fillets supports collar
and crown purlin. Crown purlin continues to plain crown post with one arched
brace at north; supported in stack brickwork to south. Rafters and collars
also intact and smoke blackened from open hearth. First floor solar to south
close studded with middle rail.

Listing NGR: TM0035181964

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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