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Shimpling Place, Burston and Shimpling

Description: Shimpling Place

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 225139

OS Grid Reference: TM1516283523
OS Grid Coordinates: 615162, 283523
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4074, 1.1619

Location: Burston and Shimpling, Norfolk IP21 4UB

Locality: Burston and Shimpling
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP21 4UB

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Listing Text

Shimpling Place
TM 18 SE 20/5A 11.9.51


Large C16 timber-frame house with C17, C18 and C19 alterations. Gabled cross
wings at east and west ends. The east wing has stepped gable. The larger
west wing has stepped gable and octagonal angle shafts and pinnacles. The
central range has exposed timber-framing with close-studding, the ground
floor faced in C19 in red brick. The east and west wings are rendered.
Steep tiled roof and black glazed pantile roofs. Some original mullion windows
remain but now mostly C19 and C20 sashes and casements. Two storeys and
attics. Brick chimney stack at east end of centre range.
Interior: stopped and chamfered ceiling beams.

Listing NGR: TM1516283523

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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