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The Garden House, Swardeston

Description: The Garden House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 226991

OS Grid Reference: TG2006202606
OS Grid Coordinates: 620062, 302606
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5767, 1.2464

Location: The Common, Swardeston, Norfolk NR14 8DL

Locality: Swardeston
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR14 8DL

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Listing Text


6/107 The Garden House


House, C17, rendered and colourwashed, timberframed with brick, pantiles.
4 cells and central chimney bay, single storey and attic. Principal facade
to east: plinth of brick and flint, facade part encased in brick to left;
cell 1 with doorway to left, 2-light casement to right; cell 2 with part
panelled glazed door with glazing bars, attached glazed porch on C19 rustic
wood columns; cell 3 with Cl9 3-light casement with transome; cell 4 with
3-light leaded casements (one light plain). Raking roof dormers to cells
2 and 3. Left gable with offset wall above eaves level containing loft
doorway; right return with 2-light attic window with pintle hinges. Rear
to common with 2 C19 3-light openings with transoms. Interior: stair to
rear of stack; timber frame with curved braces to front and rear of third
cell; partition between third and fourth cells with 2 doorways. Tie beam
to cell 3 with lambs tongue stops, bridging beam to cell 1 of round timber,
18cm ceiling joists to cell 2. Fourth cell with straight braces, partition
within cell having wavy splat ventilation bars over doorway. 2-tier roof
of 8cm rafters with collars, staggered tenoned purlins.

Listing NGR: TG2006202606

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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