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Rocket House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cley Next the Sea, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9527 / 52°57'9"N

Longitude: 1.0432 / 1°2'35"E

OS Eastings: 604526

OS Northings: 343814

OS Grid: TG045438

Mapcode National: GBR T8Q.SP7

Mapcode Global: WHLQV.010Q

Entry Name: Rocket House

Listing Date: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172519

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224581

Location: Cley Next the Sea, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR25

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Cley Next The Sea

Built-Up Area: Cley next the Sea

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Cley St Margaret St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 0443 CLEY NEXT THE SEA HIGH STREET

9/31 Rocket House

GV II


House, mid C18 on earlier core, brick colourwashed pink, black glazed pantiles.
3 bays, rear extension to centre and left bays, 2 storeys and attic. Raised
gable parapets, end internal stacks; recessed sashes with glazing bars, 2
to ground floor, 3 to first floor. Central doorway enclosed by C19 porch,
brick base renewed after 1953 floods, upper part glazed with fixed lights,
flat roof having parapet of spiked iron bars. Double leaved 6 panelled door
with panelled reveals. Semicircular lead covered roof dormer having 4 fixed
panes. left hand gable rendered; rear raised to give 2 storey extemsion,
casement window with pintle hinges to raised part, 2 lights, one with leaded
panes. Right gable against Whalebone House (qv 9/30). Interior: door opens
to double depth left hand room; doorcases with reeded surrounds, 6 panelled
doors. Fire surround with swags, raised lozenge outline on ceiling, dado
rail with wave decoration. Open string curved staircase in rear extension
to right, wreathed mahogany handrail with turned newel, square sectioned
balusters, octagonal lantern above rising from beehive aperture through loft.
Fire surrounds to first floor front rooms with swags and patera. Butt purlin
roof, wide collars, no ridge piece, most rafters of reused ships spars; large
stacks, loft to rear over extension; original flint wall visible to front,
now brick faced.


Listing NGR: TG0452643814

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