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Cornerways, North Elmham

Description: Cornerways

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 220695

OS Grid Reference: TF9863921138
OS Grid Coordinates: 598639, 321138
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7513, 0.9418

Location: 66 Holt Road, North Elmham, Norfolk NR20 5JR

Locality: North Elmham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR20 5JR

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Listing Text

(south-east side)

4/43 Cornerways


House. C16, re-roofed and extended in 1640 according to plaster date on
rear wall. Important C18 and C20 extensiomand repairs. Rendered timberframe
with one colourwashed brick gable-end and pantile roof. 2 storeys with attic.
Facade with irregular fenestration. 2 C18 3-light first floor windows with
metal casements. 2 3-light C19 ground floor casements. Modern off-centre
front door. 2 sloping dormers with metal casements. Date incised in recess
above back door which has a simple gabled hood. One C18 or early C19 3-light
window with metal casement. Brick gable-end probably belongs to 1640
remodelling. Later extensions to side and rear not of special interest.
Remains of 3 roof trusses of heavy scantling suggesting a C16 date with
ties and some surviving arched braces. Roof, probably of 1640, of about
7 bays with collars, double sets of butt purlins and windbracing. Painting
in a cupboard of a ship, probably C17 (Norfolk Archaeology. XXXVII, 1981).
One room with C18 raised and fielded panelling and an eared fire surround.

Listing NGR: TF9863921138

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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