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Latitude: 52.416 / 52°24'57"N
Longitude: 0.7476 / 0°44'51"E
OS Eastings: 586951
OS Northings: 283328
OS Grid: TL869833
Mapcode National: GBR RD7.HTX
Mapcode Global: VHKCC.XJ2R
Entry Name: Thomas Paine Hotel
Listing Date: 3 April 1951
Last Amended: 1 December 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1196095
English Heritage Legacy ID: 384848
Location: Thetford, Breckland, Norfolk, IP24
Civil Parish: Thetford
Built-Up Area: Thetford
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Thetford St Cuthbert
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TL8683 WHITE HART STREET
617-1/5/170 (North West side)
Thomas Paine Hotel
(Formerly Listed as:
WHITE HART STREET
(North West side)
Formerly known as: Grey Gables WHITE HART STREET.
4 houses, now hotel. C18. Internally unified mid C20 and again
1974 to form hotel. North front with 2 late C18 flint and
clunch houses under gabled pantiled roofs. Whitewashed.
Various sash windows with glazing bars light ground and first
floors. To west is a first-floor projecting window.
Flat-topped dormer to east house. To White Hart Street an
addition dated 1832. Cut flint with gault brick dressings
under a slate roof. 2 storeys in 3 bays. 4-panelled central
door with overlight and a hood on console brackets. One 10/10
unhorned sash left and right and 3 6/6 unhorned sashes to
first floor. Gabled roof with internal gable-end stack to
north. Datestone in north gable head: 1832. To south is a
large late C19 addition of brick with concrete tile roofs. 2
gabled ranges with a projecting centre gable with the main
doorway. Sashes without glazing bars. Gabled roofs with gault
brick stacks. INTERIOR: first-floor west room retains a brick
fireplace with chamfered jambs. Chamfered and tongue-stopped
bridging beams scattered throughout interior. In 1832 range
are re-used C17 sunk-quadrant bridging beams with one fillet.
C19 staircase with turned balusters and moulded handrail.
Thomas Paine (1737-1809) born on or near this site.
Listing NGR: TL8695183328
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