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Windetts Farm Cottages, Kirstead

Description: Windetts Farm Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 227384

OS Grid Reference: TM3058497315
OS Grid Coordinates: 630584, 297315
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5249, 1.3977

Location: Seething Road, Norwich NR15 1EG

Locality: Kirstead
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR15 1EG

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Listing Text

(west side)
3/91 Windett's Farm Cottages
Nos 3 and 4


Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. Early C17, altered in early C19 and
divided into 2 cottages in early C20. English bond red brick
ground storey, gable ends and stair turret; C19 Flemish bond red
brick replaces timber frame to first floor; timber-framed right
gable end with English bond brick to ground storey; corbelled
kneelers to copings of gabled clay pantile roof; C17 brick ridge
stack; truncated brick stack to left, with octagonal flues
removed. 3-unit lobby-entrance plan. 2 storeys and attic;
asymmetrical 4-window range with square lean-to stair turret
projecting to left of centre. C20 doors and windows, except 2
late Cl9 first-floor casements, earlier C19 one-light window to
left of centre, blocked chamfered window to left side of stair
turret and blocked original doorway to right of centre. Late
C19/early C20 gabled porch to left. Interior: central room has
cyma-stopped chamfered beam and large unchamfered joists.
Chamfered arched doorframe with ogee stops to former service room
on right. Wooden newel staircase to turret, with top section of
newel removed and chinoiserie balustrade inserted. First floor
has gunstack jowled posts, some with arch braces surviving, to
cyma-stopped chamfered tie beams. 5-bay clasped-purlin roof with
diminished principals and collars; intermediate collars have
birdmouth joists to purlins; curved windbraces;'trimmer to rear
rafters denoting position of former dormer; right-hand gable end
has exposed close studding and a 5-light window with chamfered
mullions, not rebated for glass; timber-framed screen to left.

Listing NGR: TM3058497315

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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