Description: Elm Cottage
Date Listed: 30 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 220963
OS Grid Reference: TF8275100494
OS Grid Coordinates: 582751, 300494
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5716, 0.6953
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TF 80 SW HILBOROUGH SWAFFHAM ROAD
30:10:85 Elm Cottage
Cottage. Early C17 and later. Timber frame partly apparent with brick and
flint north gable-end. Colourwashed brick addition and partial re-facing.
Thatch and corrugated tile roofs. Early building forms an L plan. C19 brick
side addition to west. C20 flat-roofed extension to east. One storey with
attic to earlier part. North gable-end of c.1700 with diaper pattern in brick
and tumbling-in. Single inserted window. South facade with central boarded
door, 2 C19 3-light casement windows and one single light casement. 2 2-light
eyebrow dormers with leaded glazing and metal casements. Internal facades
with 2 C19 casement windows of 3 lights to west and one 2-light casement to
north beneath a skewback arch contemporary with C19 extension. C19 extension
of 2 storeys. North facade with panelled door and one bay of 2-light casement
windows. Ground floor openings beneath skewback arches. East facade with
a 3-light window beneath a segmental arch and one 2-light window above. Single
circular window to upper floor (a characteristic feature of Hilborough estate
cottages). Interior. One pair of jointed crucks with elbowed uprights in
roof. One room with angle rolls to common joists. Hilborough Hall Estate.
Listing NGR: TF8275100494
Source: English Heritage
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