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Latitude: 52.4622 / 52°27'43"N
Longitude: 1.4524 / 1°27'8"E
OS Eastings: 634627
OS Northings: 290518
OS Grid: TM346905
Mapcode National: GBR XM7.N06
Mapcode Global: VHM6H.4C5V
Entry Name: 6 AND 8, PIRNHOW STREET (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 28 January 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1050558
English Heritage Legacy ID: 226885
Location: Ditchingham, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR35
District: South Norfolk
Civil Parish: Ditchingham
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Ditchingham St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TM 39SW (or Wainford Road)
Nos 6 and 8
House, divided into 2 dwellings. Circa late C16 or early C16, remodelled in
circa late C16 or early C17 and subdivided and extended in C19 and extended
again in C20. Timber frame, faced in brick, partly painted and partly
rendered. Steeply pitched pantile roof with parapeted brick gable ends,
the left hand (south east) with corbelled kneelers.
Rendered brick axial stack.
3-room plan, at least the centre was originally open to the roof and heated
from an open hearth fire and having a floor and stack inserted in circa late
C16 or early C17. Remodelled with lobby entrance in front of stack in C17.
Subdivided into 2 houses and rear wing added in C19 and another rear wing
1 storey and attic. Asymmetrical 4-window north east front. All C20 2-light
casements; attics have 3 raking dormers. Brick porch on right (No. 6) with
lean-to roof. Gabled wings at rear.
Interior: Chamfered cross-beams, the left hand (No. 8) with wide chamfers and
flat stops, the right hand (no 6) with run-out stops. Centre room of main
range (no. 8) has exposed post in rear wall with bracked or curved brace
springing from a corbel. Axial stack has back-to-back fireplaces rebuilt in
brick. The roof was rebuilt in C17 with knee-brace trusses, except for one
original smoke-blackened Medieval tie-beam truss overcentre, with curved
braces, queen-posts and collar.
Source: E. Rose, Norfolk Museums Service report, 1984.
Listing NGR: TM3462790518
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