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The Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in Geldeston, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4724 / 52°28'20"N

Longitude: 1.5156 / 1°30'56"E

OS Eastings: 638864

OS Northings: 291860

OS Grid: TM388918

Mapcode National: GBR XM4.S14

Mapcode Global: VHM6J.7430

Entry Name: The Old House

Listing Date: 30 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050617

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226824

Location: Geldeston, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR34

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Geldeston

Built-Up Area: Geldeston

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Geldeston St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

GELDESTON THE STREET
TM 39 SE (south side)

7/48 The Old House

GV II

House, C18 with possibly earlier core. Red brick. Pantiled roofs, hipped
at north end. Two storeys and cellar to north, 2 1/2 storeys to south; double
pile plan. East facade in two sections, probably two builds: 2 1/2 storeys to
the left, two windows wide. Sashes with glazing bars, rubbed arches over
openings. Ground floor canted bay window with large cross-casement with
glazing bars; lead flat roof behind parapet. Half-glazed panelled entrance
door with semicircular fanlight with decorative glazing bars; square-headed
door surround with panelled pilaster-strips and console brackets. Later
elliptical roofed trellis porch with polygonal columns. Wooden modillion
eaves. Two attic dormers with sashes and cambered roofs. Off-centre chimney
stack astride ridge. Right-hand side two storeys of three unequal bays;
sashes with glazing bars and rubbed brick arches. Right-hand ground floor
window matches that in canted bay. Modillion cornice below eaves parapet.
Off-centre stack on ridge line; external stack on north wall. North
elevation has three first floor sashes with glazing bars; one blind opening
and one lunette and ground floor level. Small hipped slated single storey
projection. South wall with double gable, two sashes in each; both gables
parapeted, with tumbling-in on south-east gable. Rear elevation has irregular
fenestration of sashes with glazing bars; 6-panel entrance door with tall
segmental-headed fanlight with glazing bars. Two attic dormers, flat roofed,
with 2 and 3-light casements with glazing bars. Cornice with block-
modillions. At the north-west corner, a lean-to against the parapeted north
wall, roof pantiled and glazed. Water pump on west wall dated 1784.


Listing NGR: TM3886491860

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