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Colenso Cottage, Marsham

Description: Colenso Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 228027

OS Grid Reference: TG1971323640
OS Grid Coordinates: 619713, 323640
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7656, 1.2552

Location: Church Lane, Marsham, Norfolk NR10 5SR

Locality: Marsham
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR10 5SR

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Listing Text

Colenso Cottage.


House, c.1700, extended 1837, of red brick and pantiles. 'L'-shaped plan,
of 2 storeys and attic with single storey at rear. Original building, 3
windows, with flint plinth, clasping pilasters with moulded brick capitals,
moulded brick plat band at first floor level at south and east and at attic
floor level on east gable. Central projecting brick door surround with moulded
brick cornice and segmental pediment. Faded dummy window over door with
segmental brick arch. C20 sash windows in reduced openings under flat brick
soldier arches at first floor level, under plat band at ground floor level.
C19 extension to east, 2 windows with C20 sash windows with gauged segmental
brick arches. Door to left with rendered brick surround. Eaves raised over
C18 section, to form brick dentil eaves over whole buildings. C18 single
storey wing at rear with brick dentil eaves. End gable stacks and off-centre
axial stack corresponding with the gable of the C18 house. Extension added
in 1837 as a Registry Office. Genealogists Magazine, Vol. 20 number 7
September 1981.

Listing NGR: TG1971323640

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Source: English Heritage

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