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Grange Cottage, Kenninghall

Description: Grange Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 220584

OS Grid Reference: TM0444285725
OS Grid Coordinates: 604442, 285725
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4313, 1.0058

Location: Church Street, Kenninghall, Norfolk NR16 2EP

Locality: Kenninghall
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR16 2EP

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Listing Text

(south side)

13/67 Grange Cottage

- II

Hall house. Mid C16 with later alterations and additions. Timber framed
with roughcast wattle and daub infill under thatched roof. One storey and
dormer attic. Door in C20 outshut left. 3 C20 and one C18 casement to ground
floor. Gabled roof with 3 eyebrow dormers under thatch, each with C20 windows.
Ridge stack to right inserted between hall and solar. Rear fenestration
largely C20 but 2 early C19 casements in 2 eyebrow dormers. C20 pantiled
outshut to left. Interior. Lounge (formerly Hall) with Cl7 inserted fireplace
and ceiling, the bressummer with tongue stops, the bridging beam chamfered
and tongue stopped. Close studded framing of heavy scantling. Screens passage
to south now only open studded : blocked doors in exterior walls, that to
east further obscured by C18 or C19 inserted winder staircase. 2 square-
headed service doors lead from screens passage to kitchen, one blocked.
Partitioned beam between buttery and pantry with mortices for muntins survives
and blocked 4-light diamond mullioned window looks into south extension.
Room north of stack with chamfered bridging beam and 5-light diamond mullioned
window opening into C10 outshut. Roof of tie beams on arched braces (the
ties cut to form doorways) support queen struts, but roof otherwise much
altered. Fragments of further mullioned windows undereaves.

Listing NGR: TM0444285725

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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