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6 AND 8, PIRNHOW STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ditchingham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050558

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226885

Location: Ditchingham, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR35

County: Norfolk

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

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Listing Text

DITCHINHAM
PIRNHOW STREET
TM 39SW (or Wainford Road)
6/106
Nos 6 and 8

- II

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
built C20.

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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