Description: Gatehouse Cottage
Date Listed: 26 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279316
OS Grid Reference: TM1158157969
OS Grid Coordinates: 611581, 257969
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1794, 1.0933
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CREETING ST. MARY NORWICH ROAD
TM 15 NW
5/67 Gatehouse Cottage
House, mid or late C16. 2-cell end-chimney plan. 1 storey and attics.
Timber-framed and plastered. Thatched roof, half-hipped at right-hand end;
eyebrow casement dormers and an internal C16/C17 end chimney of red brick.
C20 casements with leaded lights. C19 boarded entrance door at cross-entry.
Substantial and fairly complete framing: clasped purlin roof, unchamfered
floor joists and arch-braced studwork. At the service end wall, the half-
hipped roof is set upon base crucks which enabled a window to be placed under
the eaves. The single service room was subdivided from the hall by a screen,
pierced by a wide chamfered central opening.
Listing NGR: TM1158157969
Source: English Heritage
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