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Walnut Tree Cottage, East Carleton

Description: Walnut Tree Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 226911

OS Grid Reference: TG1810001986
OS Grid Coordinates: 618100, 301986
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5719, 1.2171

Location: Rectory Road, East Carleton, Norfolk NR14 8HT

Locality: East Carleton
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR14 8HT

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Listing Text


5/25 Walnut Tree Cottage


House, C16, timber framed with wattle and daub, rendered and colourwashed;
pantile roof. 3 bays and chimney bay, single storey and attic. Bays 2 and
3 a C16 open hall with inserted floor; bay 1 and chimney bay, a C17 addition;
lower single storey and attic addition to right. Large axial stack to left.
External stack to bay 3 now within lower end bay addition and having small
shaft attached from end bay. Casement windows all renewed, of 1 to 3 lights,
that to lower right end bay with glazing bars; doorway to bay 3; 3 raking
dormers; openings to attic and ground floor of left return. Rear: timber
framed rendered outshut to rear of bay 1; renewed casements; brick casing
to left of rear df bay 3; 3 raking dormers. Interior: large fireplace to
either side of chimney bay; bay 1 with higher ceiling and floor, decorative
stops to bridging beam and front wall plate. Fireplace to bay 3 enclosed
but with copper exposed. Complete timber framing to additional bay
incorporating reused timbers. Straight braces, cambered sole plate to east
gable end, ogee stepped tie beam, reused timber to ceiling joist with lozenge
mortices for mullions. Attic with upright studs to cell partitions; roof
with collars and butt purlins, curved braces to tie beam between cells 2 and
3 now enclosed. Additional lower cell to east with 2 tier butt purlin roof
with collars, no ridge piece, gable end struts to purlins.

Listing NGR: TG1810001986

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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