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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1372675
English Heritage Legacy ID: 228586
Location: Acle, Broadland, Norfolk, NR13
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
ACLE SOUTH WALSHAM ROAD
TG 41 SW
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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