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Tyle Cottage and Houses Adjoining East and West, Kenninghall

Description: Tyle Cottage and Houses Adjoining East and West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 220648

OS Grid Reference: TM0393186058
OS Grid Coordinates: 603931, 286058
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4344, 0.9985

Location: W 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

The following building shall be added to the list:-


11/10000 Tyle Cottage and houses
adjoining east and west


Pair of houses, converted into 3 cottages. Circa late C16 or
earlier and circa C18, converted probably in C19. Plastered
timber frame, west end wall rebuilt or faced in brick. Pantile
roofs with gabled ends, right-hand steeply pitched. Brick axial
stacks. Plan: Long 5-room plan overall. The right-hand 3-room and
through or cross-passage plan was the original house, its service
end to the right and with an axial stack at the high, left, end
of the hall; the inner room or parlour on the left is now
occupied by Tyle Cottage. In circa C18 a 2-room plan house with
back-to-back fireplaces in a central axial stack was built at the
left (east) end. In circa C19 the whole range was converted to 3
cottages. The westernmost dwelling and the right-hand room of
Tyle Cottage occupying the original house and the easternmost
dwelling and the left-hand room of Tyle Cottage occupying the C18
house. The outshut behind the westernmost end is probably C19 and
there is a C20 single storey extension behind the easternmost
dwelling. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 6-window front. C19
and C20 2- and 3-light casements with glazing bars, plank door
at centre and C20 glazed door on right. Roof at rear is carried
down as catslide over outshut on left with mullion-transom 3-
light window; C20 conservatory and single storey flat roof wing
on right. Interior: The hall of the original house has a
chamfered cross-beam with hollow step stops and broad unchamfered
joists; similar joists in passage; hall fireplace blocked. Floor
over service room removed for use as school room at one time.
Arch braced tie-beam on jowled posts exposed in chamber but
roofspace above inaccessible. Exposed joists and timber-framing
in end wall in former inner room (Tyle Cottage). The C18 house
has chamfered cross-beams and large brick fireplace with
unchamfered timber bressummer.

Listing NGR: TM0393186058

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Source: English Heritage

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