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Guild House

A Grade II Listed Building in Elsing, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7115 / 52°42'41"N

Longitude: 1.0376 / 1°2'15"E

OS Eastings: 605286

OS Northings: 316975

OS Grid: TG052169

Mapcode National: GBR TCL.YZX

Mapcode Global: WHLRZ.X38M

Entry Name: Guild House

Listing Date: 5 November 1984

Last Amended: 5 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169058

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220727

Location: Elsing, Breckland, Norfolk, NR20

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Elsing

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Elsing St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(west side)

4/21 Guild House

- II

House. Mid C17 and later. Brick in English bond with French pantile roof.
Brick and flint plinth. Single bay plan with later side addition. 2
storeys and cellar. North facade with doorway opposite gable-end stack.
Door with moulded cover strips. One 2-light and one 3-light chamfered
mullion windows. Row of 11 small shallow niches with arched heads beneath
eaves: probably former pigeon nesting boxes. C18 dentil cornice. Nest
gable-end with 2 original window openings with stuccoed moulded brick
pediments and modern 5-light windows. Gable rebuilt to shallow pitch.
Traces of diaper pattern in black headers to both sides of first floor
window. South facade with 2 original large window openings with moulded
brick pediment to ground floor window.only. Modern 5-light frames. Ovolo-
moulded 2-light mullion window opposite stack. East gable-end projects
beyond line of gable resembling a staged buttress. Rebuilt gable. Modern
extensions to this gable-end and to south. Interior. Several original
doorways with ogee and nicked chamfer stops. Winding stair beside stack
formerly leading to both cellar and attic. One ovolo-moulded spinal
bridging joist with ogee and nicked chamfer stops. Fireplace with cambered
bressumner. Cellar takes up the full bay and was formerly lit by 3 splayed

Listing NGR: TG0528616975

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