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Wattle Cottage at Tg 2130 0308 C230m West-North-West of Mangreen Hall, Swardeston

Description: Wattle Cottage at Tg 2130 0308 C230m West-North-West of Mangreen Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 227000

OS Grid Reference: TG2130003080
OS Grid Coordinates: 621300, 303080
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5805, 1.2649

Location: Mangreen Lane, Swardeston, Norfolk NR14 8DD

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

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Listing Text


6/116 Wattle Cottage at
TG 2130 0308 c230m
west-north-west of
Mangreen Hall
q.v. 6/113


House, early C16 with C18 and C19 additions. Rendered and colourwashed
over timberframe and brick, pantiles. 6½ bays in 4 builds, single storey
and attic. Bays 3-5½ early C16 timberframed open hall with smoke bay to
east, bay 2 an early C18 timberframed cell; bays 1 and 6 C19 of brick, bay
1 lower and set back, front and rear. Principal facade to south: all doors
and casement windows of wood of mid-1980s; off centre axial stack to left
of bay 5; 5 raking dormers to bays 2-6; bay 1 with 2-light opening to left,
stable door to right under swept canopy; bay 2 with 3-light opening to left,
wide gabled part glazed porch to right; 3 3-light openings to bays 3-5;
stable doorway under swept canopy to bay 6. Left return with 3-light
opening to ground floor, 2-light opening to attic. Rear: outshut to rear
of smoke bay; 2-light opening to rear of bay 6; inserted small openings
of 2, 3 and 1 lights to rear of bays 3-5. Interior: C16 core of bays 3-
5½ with timberframe, inserted C17 stack to bay 3; inserted floor. Former
end wall to north with opening having 2 slim lozenge mullions and central
splat mullion; opening with inserted frame to former south wall. Bridging
beam to north cell (bays 3 and 4) renewed; reused C17 tie beam between bay
3 and former smoke bay having lambs longue stops to east end only. 2 tier
roof with clasped purlins, and collars; 17cm chamfered principal rafters;
ridge piece renewed; some timbers repositioned.

Listing NGR: TG2130003080

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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