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Church Cottage, Ketteringham

Description: Church Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 226965

OS Grid Reference: TG1643402576
OS Grid Coordinates: 616434, 302576
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5779, 1.1929

Location: Church Lane, Ketteringham, Norfolk NR18 9RS

Locality: Ketteringham
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR18 9RS

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Listing Text


5/81 Church Cottage


Cottage, perhaps early parsonage, C16 and C17 with mid C19 alterations.
Timber framed, wattle and daub, brick, rendered and colourwashed; thatched
roof. In 3 builds. L shaped, former hall-house, 1½ storeys, axial stack
to each arm rebuilt mid C19. C16 forward wing to right: gable end to south
facing church, ground floor in brick with C19 canted bay window with
casements and tile roof, first floor timber framed with curved braces and
small 4-light opening; attic with small blocked opening with wood mullion.
Fretwork bargeboards with drop finials at eaves, c.1846. Right return
to east in two parts: timber framed to first floor; bay to left with bay
window having tiled roof, small window to chimney bay to right; bay to right
with jettied first floor and hipped roof; central doorway with casements
having pintle hinges either side. Left return to west mainly rendered but
with some brick in English bond; C19 round stack shaft in red brick with
decorative spirals and cusped cap; central facade with forward plinth and
blocked doorway to chimney bay; first floor with small 3-light casements
with hood mould under central gable with fretwork bargeboards. Lobby
entrance C17 range to west: gabled C19 wooden porch to chimney bay having
fretwork sides and arch, boarded C19 door renewed: small gable to chimney
bay as to left return of forward wing having blank single light under hood
mould; bay to right with 4 light casement opening to each floor. Left gable
end with fretwork bargeboards sweeping low to left: ground floor with canted
bay window as to south gable, first floor with double casement under hood
mould. Interior: forward wing to south with large enclosed inserted stack
(present C19 fireplace forward c.l metre). Timberframed partition c.75cm
behind stack. Inserted floor; low tie beam. Roof to rear of east wing:
rafters resting on purlins, west wing with some double braces to collars.
West wing with large fireplace rebuilt but with bressumer having rough
¼ moulding; lambs tongue stops to bridging beam.

Listing NGR: TG1643402576

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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