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Cockley Cley Museum, Cockley Cley

Description: Cockley Cley Museum

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 221008

OS Grid Reference: TF7948104093
OS Grid Coordinates: 579481, 304093
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6050, 0.6490

Location: Pound Hill, Cockley Cley, Norfolk PE37 8AN

Locality: Cockley Cley
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE37 8AN

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Listing Text

TF 70 SE
8/11 Cockley Cley Museum

- II

Former farmhouse, subdivided at one time, now museum of local history. C17
with a thorough C18 refurbishment. Timber frame mainly replaced with masonry.
Flint and brick masonry, the brickwork of random headers and keyed dressings.
Pantile roof. Lobby entrance type plan. 2 storeys. Facade with 4
symmetrically placed casement windows with glazing bars, of 3 lights beneath
segmental arches to ground floor and of 2 lights to upper floor. 2 boarded
doors beneath segmental arches, one opposite stack, the other to easternmost
bay. C17 off-centre axial stack with 2 interconnecting angled shafts. Fragment
of timber frame to rear showing the wall plate and wall posts of the original
single-storeyed house with attic. Original winding stair to entrance side
of stack. Doorway to upper floor with ogee and nicked chamfer stop. Eastern-
most bay is an C18 addition leaving the original timber framed end wall as
a partition.

Listing NGR: TF7948104093

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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