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Thatched Cottage, Topcroft

Description: Thatched Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 227416

OS Grid Reference: TM2629793035
OS Grid Coordinates: 626297, 293035
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4883, 1.3317

Location: Rookery Lane, Topcroft, Norfolk NR35 2BN

Locality: Topcroft
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR35 2BN

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Listing Text

(west side)

4/69 Thatched Cottage

- II

House. C16 and subsequently altered. Rendered C19 brick with remains
of timber frame. Thatched roof. 3-cell plan. Facade of 4 bays, 1½
storeys. C20 casement fenestration with shutters. C20 timber porch to
third bay. 4 eyebrow dormers. Off-centre axial stack. Roof height
changes to right hand bay. Interior. Right hand bay noted during
restoration in 1980 as having jowls remaining to principal posts; arch
braces to cambered tie beam; queen posts with arch braced to purlins.
5-light diamond mullion window in gable wall. Floor inserted. Adjacent
bay built as 2 storeys, with tie beam set below wall plate. Arch braces
from jowled posts to collar beam; spur tie between wall plate and arch
braces; queen posts to collar beam.

Listing NGR: TM2629793035

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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