Norfolk House

19 Aug 2002
Norfolk House, Linton Road, Horseheath, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB1 6QR
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

HORSEHEATH LINTON ROAD TL 6147 (South Side) 20/79 Norfolk House 22.11.67 II Cottage. C16 crosswing and C17 main range. Timber-framed, rendered and reed thatched. C17 red brick ridge stack to main range and inserted ridge stack to crosswing, also C17. Crosswing of two storeys. Jettied first floor on shaped brackets with exposed first floor flaming of close set studwork.

Three bays and probably a solar wing to a hall house. One modern window to each storey at gable end, but a long shutter groove in the wall plate of the north wall indicates the site of an earlier window. In the east wall there are traces of a two-light window with diamond mullion. Main range. Two storeys and attic. Two dormers. Two first floor hung sashes and two ground floor windows, including a C17 horizontal sliding sash on either side of doorway to baffle-entry. Inside: Crosswing has joists laid flat. The chimney stack was inserted into this wing. The ground floor was originally one room as was the first floor. Cambered tiebeams with shallow bracing and a chamfered crownpost unbraced. Main range in three bays. Stop chamfered axial beams and joists.

R.C.H.M. Record Card (1977)

Listing NGR: TL6120547167


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Photographer: Tree, Peter

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Reed, Render, Thatch, Timber, Medieval Cross Wing House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Hall House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Jettied House, Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House