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Shettles

A Grade II* Listed Building in North Elmham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7508 / 52°45'2"N

Longitude: 0.9397 / 0°56'22"E

OS Eastings: 598496

OS Northings: 321067

OS Grid: TF984210

Mapcode National: GBR S9R.JDW

Mapcode Global: WHLRR.D4P1

Entry Name: Shettles

Listing Date: 4 December 1951

Last Amended: 29 August 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170168

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220693

Location: North Elmham, Breckland, Norfolk, NR20

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: North Elmham

Built-Up Area: North Elmham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Elmham North St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 92 SE NORTH ELMHAM HOLT ROAD
(west side)

4/41 Shettles (formerly
4/12/51 listed as Olde House)

GV II*

Former farmhouse. C15 with extensions of c.1600 and later. Timber frame,
part rendered and part apparent. Colourwashed brick and pantiled roofs.
C15 section underbuilt and extended with a taller block in c.1600 which
in turn was extended with a lower block in the C18 or early C19. 2 storeys
with attic to middle section and cellar to southern section (C15 part).
Southern section with irregular modern fenestration and a C17 or C18 external
stack to eastern face. Middle section with blocked doorway at join. One
restored 5-light hollow-chamfered. mullion and transom window in original
opening at first floor level. Similar opening at ground floor reduced to
a 3-light modern window. 2 original 2-light hollow-chamfered mullion windows
opposite stack. Formerly, exactly similar fenestration to rear facade with
surviving stack windows, a modern 3-light ground floor window and 2 C19 case-
ment windows at first floor. Shaped eaves sprockets and a gable-end stack
with 3 angled interconnecting shafts with boules at interstices. Moulded
brick gable corbels and 2 small gable windows with chamfered reveals.
Northern section with 3 C19 casement windows at first floor. One cast iron
2-light casement with small panes, one modern 3-light window at ground floor
and a modern front door with gabled porch. Dentil cornice, gable-end stack
and later lean-tos to rear Interior. Southern section a former open hall
floored and probably shortened when middle section added. One surviving
cambered and arch-braced tie beam with a moulded octagonal crown post in
roofspace. Middle section extensively restored yet retains original 4-bay
clasped purlin roof with wind bracing. Northern section with 3 re-used roll-
moulded C16 bridging joists.


Listing NGR: TF9849621067

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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