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Chaucer House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bawdeswell, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7467 / 52°44'48"N

Longitude: 1.0301 / 1°1'48"E

OS Eastings: 604618

OS Northings: 320872

OS Grid: TG046208

Mapcode National: GBR TC6.WSL

Mapcode Global: WHLRS.S7Q4

Entry Name: Chaucer House

Listing Date: 4 December 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220709

Location: Bawdeswell, Breckland, Norfolk, NR20

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Bawdeswell

Built-Up Area: Bawdeswell

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Bawdeswell All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(south side)

1/3 Chaucer House
_ II

House. Late medieval and later. Eastern section rebuilt after 1945. Colour-
washed brick and flint (rendered to road side) supporting a jettied timber
framed first floor. Pantile roof. Section of jettied first floor elevated:
believed to represent carriage entrance. 2 storeys with vaulted cellar to
rear. Irregular fenestration with 2 3-light and 2 2-light modern mullion
windows to ground floor street side and 3 3-light casements to upper floor.
Upper floor close-studded to both sides. Irregular fenestration to rear
with C18 and C19 casements and evidence for one C17 plain chamfered mullion
window. 2 axial stacks and an C18 or C19 shallow pitched roof. Interior.
Large plain chamfered spinal bridging joist with straight stops. Evidence
for 2 opposing long windows. Moulded brick corbelling probably for a first
floor fireplhce. Arched doorway with exposed medieval bricks.

Listing NGR: TG0461820872

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