Description: 16-26, Church Lane
Date Listed: 5 June 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 221181
OS Grid Reference: TF6820337898
OS Grid Coordinates: 568203, 337898
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9122, 0.5000
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TWENTIETH LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST COMPILED
UNDER SECTION 54 OF THE TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1971
TF 6837 HEACHAM CHURCH LANE
5/6/53 16 - 26 (even)
(Formerly listed as Alms-
G.V. II Houses)
Almshouses. Dated 1763, but materials and details largely of 1913. Carstone
plinth, squared clunch, red brick dressings and red pantiled roof. 2 storeys,
U-plan with 2 returned wings and cross-wing. Nos. 18 - 24 form central range
with ground-floor 2 4-light and 2 3-light casements, first floor 2 single-
light, 2 2-light, 2 3-light and 2 4-light casements, all wooden framed with
glazing bars. At centre 3 brick with tile keyblock arches, 2 boarded doors
and central open arch, at corners 2 boarded doors. Returned wings, No. 16
and 26, with gable ends with 4 single-light casements, quoins and shaped
parapet gables, brick ventilation holes in gable and paired diamond pattern
stacks on apex. Returns with one ground-floor single-light and 2 2-light
casements, first floor 2 single-light and 2 2-light casements. Single arched
doors, boarded. Centre with 6 double shaft stacks, wings with one to ridge.
Forecourt enclosed with carstone wall.
Listing NGR: TF6820337898
Source: English Heritage
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