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Grey Cottage, Little Melton

Description: Grey Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 226941

OS Grid Reference: TG1656007331
OS Grid Coordinates: 616560, 307331
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6205, 1.1979

Location: Green Lane, Little Melton, Norfolk NR9 3LE

Locality: Little Melton
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR9 3LE

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Listing Text


2/56 Grey Cottage


House, C16 with C19 roof; timber framed, rendered and colourwashed, slates
and pantiles. Open hall with inserted floor, now of 2 cells with additional
bay to east. 1½ storeyed lofted addition to right, timber framed and
rendered, pantiles. Gable copings; chimney bay between bays 1 and 2 with
rebuilt shaft; large end internal stack to right with rendered shaft.
Principal facade to south: 3 bays, 2 storeys; ground floor with 3 2-light
casements, first floor with 3 3-light casements; C19 gabled porch with slate
roof between bays 2 and 3. Rear with various additions in flint with
pantiles. Interior: timberframe exposed first and second cells with
inserted floor, tie beams with ¼ mouldings and lambs tongue chamfer stops;
fireplace to first cell enclosed; fireplace to central cell rebuilt. Large
fireplace to third cell. Upper floor with steeply pitched C16 roof with
collars; C17 raking dormers. The walls were raised in the C19 to form eaves
at level of dormer lintels and a shallow pitched roof placed over the
existing roof.

Listing NGR: TG1656007331

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Source: English Heritage

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