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The Bridewell

A Grade II Listed Building in Acle, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6402 / 52°38'24"N

Longitude: 1.5477 / 1°32'51"E

OS Eastings: 640124

OS Northings: 310627

OS Grid: TG401106

Mapcode National: GBR XK7.G3Q

Mapcode Global: WHMTK.RW5T

Entry Name: The Bridewell

Listing Date: 12 November 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372675

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228586

Location: Acle, Broadland, Norfolk, NR13

County: Norfolk

District: Broadland

Civil Parish: Acle

Built-Up Area: Acle

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Acle

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 41 SW
(east side)
2/10 The Bridewell.
House. C17 and later; dated 1633 on west wall. Flint, limestone and brick
with brick dressings. Roofs pantiled and plaintiled, steeply pitched. 1½ and
2-storeys, L-shaped plan. Wing to south has a cellar, said to be a former
prison cell. South wing of 1½ storeys : C20 casements in altered openings.
Half-glazed entrance door opposite stack with datestone above. Gabled dormer
with 2-light casement with glazing bars; pendant brackets to dormer wallplate.
South gable has 3-light casements at ground and first floor level and blocked
attic opening with inset stone above (inscription not decipherable). Range
to north said to be earlier : scattered fenestration to south : casements
with glazing bars, some C20 replacements. C20 entrance doors, one in original
chamfered brick opening. Later lean-to at west gable. Gables parapeted and
coped with moulded eaves oversailing courses and internal chimney stack. Eaves
line raised in red brickwork with dentilled eaves course. Pantiled lean-to
on north side.

Listing NGR: TG4012410627

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