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Description: The Long House (1 and 2 Long House Yard)
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 224587
OS Grid Reference: TG0458844026
OS Grid Coordinates: 604588, 344026
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9546, 1.0442
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TG 0444 CLEY NEXT THE SEA HIGH STREET
8/40 The Long House
(1 & 2 Long House Yard)
House, now two dwellings, late C15, rendered and colourwashed, pantiles.
4 bays, 1½ storeys. Passage to rear between bays 3 and 4, internal gable
end stacks, central axial stack, gable parapets. Varied casements to ground
floor, under segmental heads to bays 1 and 4, small horizontal sliding sash
and casement to bay 2, 4 flush sashes of 3 x 3 panes to first floor. Left
wall of passage of regular coursed flint and brick mosaic, right wall
rendered, massive moulded bridging beam across passage. Left gable of coursed
flint. Rear: variety of coursed flint with some brick and flint mosaic, left
hand side part rendered, varied fenestration, segmental brick arch to passage.
2 storeyed 3 bay wing of coursed flint with brick dressings to rear of first
bay, horizontal sliding flush sashes with glazing bars, internal bread oven;
2 storeyed late C18 extension in red brick with flush sashes and glazing
bars to rear of 4th bay. Interior: dwellings to left and right of passageway,
entrances from rear. Fragment of wall painting c.1500 against rear east gable
wall depicting unicorn and mirror, painting now enclosed by brick wall. Edwin
Rose and Graham Pooley: A Medieval Wall Painting from Cley next the Sea,
Norfolk Archaeological Journal XXXVII 1978, pp115-6.
Listing NGR: TG0458844026
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Source: English Heritage
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