Description: Margin Cottage
Date Listed: 7 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 227187
OS Grid Reference: TG2712601736
OS Grid Coordinates: 627126, 301736
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5660, 1.3498
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PORINGLAND THE STREET
TG 20 SE
5/49 Margin Cottage
House, formerly 4 houses in a row. Late C17 with much later work. Partly
timber framed, partly brick and flint. Rendered and whitewashed. Roofs of
thatch and pantiles. South end is mostly timber framed. South-east side of
2 storeys in 3 distint ranges, the central range thatched and once itself 2
properties. 3 doorways and numerous casement windows of C18-C20 dates. 3
gabled roofs. Reduced ridge stack at centre of thatched range. To south of
this range an external gable end stack now incorporated into southern block.
Northern block with internal gable end stack. North-west side broadly similar:
2 doorways, one to south behind a C20 gabled porch. Scattered fenestration
as before. Interior. 2 large open fireplaces remain, as do patches of exposed
timber framing. One blocked 4-light chamfered mullioned window to south-east
side of ground floor of southern block. In the rooms above this are bridging
beams with sunk quadrant mouldings.
Listing NGR: TG2712601736
Source: English Heritage
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