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1, 2 and 3, the Street, Houghton

Description: 1, 2 and 3, the Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 221613

OS Grid Reference: TF7905427739
OS Grid Coordinates: 579054, 327739
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8174, 0.6556

Location: New Houghton, Norfolk PE31 6TY

Locality: Houghton
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE31 6TY

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Listing Text


11/29 Nos. 1, 2, 3 The
5.6.53. Street


Three cottages. C18. Whitewashed brick, black glazed pantiles. 2 storeys,
5 windows with slightly recessed north bay. No. 1 and 2 to south have 3 ground
floor arched headed and 4 first floor straight headed wooden 2-light casements
with glazing bars. Inserted C20 glazed door in place of ground floor windows
to No. 2. No. 3 to north has single ground floor arched headed and single
first floor straight headed wooden 2-light casement with glazing bars. Dentil
eaves cornice, hipped roof with central and north end ridge stacks. Boarded
doors to No. 1 and No. 3 on returns. Foundations of first two houses in New
Houghton laid July 1729 replacing village in park. Inspired Goldsmith's
Deserted Village (1770). Appears as block plan in Isaac Ware Plans ... Houghton
(1735) 1750 ed.

Listing NGR: TF7905427739

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Source: English Heritage

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