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Winnold House, Wereham

Description: Winnold House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 221706

OS Grid Reference: TF6880603979
OS Grid Coordinates: 568806, 303979
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6074, 0.4915

Location: Fincham Road, King's Lynn PE33 9AB

Locality: Wereham
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE33 9AB

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Listing Text


4/51 Winnold House


Formerly Benedictine priory of St. Winwaloe, founded before 1199, dissolved
c.1321, demolished 1539 but with surviving fragments incorporated into house
C17, rebuilt mid C19. Ashlar, carstone and rubble with slate roof. South
front of 2 storeys in 2 bays. C20 door and porch to left. Windows are 3-
light cross casements under re-used square hoods on head stops. Triangular
stops to first floor casements. Moulded ashlar eaves cornice below gabled
roof with C19 internal end stacks carrying twin octagonal gault brick flues.
Gable ends on kneelers. East wall with remains of external stack, flat
buttress to left and clasping buttress to right, the latter being the remains
of a C12 pier: single shaft to left and on north face multi-shafted above
set-off. 2 set-offs to east gable wall, remains of one C12 lancet and C17
attic window. North elevation with C12 string course at first floor, flat
central buttress and remains of annulated engaged column to right. 3 inserted
casements and door. Dentil eaves cornice. To west an early C19 brick and
ashlar extension of 2 storeys. C19 and C20 casements, gabled slate roof
and ridge stack right of centre with paired octagonal gault brick flues.

Listing NGR: TF6880603979

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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