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The Gables, West Winch

Description: The Gables

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 222011

OS Grid Reference: TF6358213977
OS Grid Coordinates: 563582, 313977
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6988, 0.4194

Location: Main Road, West Winch, Norfolk PE33 0BX

Locality: West Winch
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE33 0BX

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Listing Text

TF 61 SW
Main Road (east side)
8/78 The Gables
- II
House, formerly inn, late C16 and early C17. Brick, pantiles and plain tiles.
L shaped with stair turret. 2 storeys. Range to north: 3 bays, 2 storeys,
galletted carstone with brick dressings, brick platband; pantiles; Dutch gable
to west to road, gable parapet to east with end internal stack; inserted C19
stack behind facade of third bay; fleur de lys finials to tie irons. Ground
floor with large openings to left and right under segmental arches, that to
left with renewed 4-light casement with glazing bars, that to right part
blocked by C19 stack and with inserted sash with glazing bars; centre bay
with doorway to left under segmental head, boarded door, inserted casement
with glazing bars to right. First floor with 3-light casement with glazing
bars to bay 1, double casement with glazing bars to centre bay, blocked
opening to third bay with C19 stack to rear. West facade to road: Dutch gable,
platband; hipped roof to right; ground floor with C19 canted bay with flat
roof and sashes; blocked opening to left; first floor with central flush sash,
blocked openings to left and right; attic with two blocked openings. West
range to road: 4 bays (2 cells), 2 storeys, hipped tiled roof, central axial
stack; ground floor with doorway to left having coped canopy with shaped wooden
brackets, tripartite sash and 3 sashes with glazing bars to right; first floor
with 4 sashes. Rear: north range with plain tiles; stair turret gabled to
south, within angle of north and west ranges. Interior: 3-tier butt purlin
roof with collars but no ridge piece to north range; roof of west range
renewed. Rear wall of north range now to west range with doorway, c.1600,
with heavy jewel stopped frame; similar doorway to rear of west range to
stair turret. Ground floor: nicked ogee stopped beams to third bay of north
range; west range with large stack, fire places to each cell, dropped rear
arches to late windows, ogee stopped beam to first cell. Newel stair with
winders, boarded panelling below handrail. First floor: between north range
and stair turret a 2-light opening with ovolo moulded frame, doorway with
heavy moulded frame and jewel stops; similar doorframe but with reeded
mouldings to west range from stair turret. Third bay of north range with
close ceiling joists, rear arch to one blocked opening.

Listing NGR: TF6358213977

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Source: English Heritage

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