Church Close Cottages (3 Dwellings) / Spinky Den And The Cottage

14 Aug 2002
Church Close Cottages (3 Dwellings), Church Close, Shipdham, Breckland, Norfolk, IP25 7LX
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Spinky Den And The Cottage, Church Close, Shipdham, Breckland, Norfolk, IP25 7LX
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SHIPDHAM CHURCH CLOSE TF 9507 (south side) 14/85 Spinky Den and the Cottage 30.5.60 [(formerly listed as Church Close Cottages (3 dwellings)] GV II

2 dwellings. Late Medieval, C16 and later. Rendered timber frame with thatched roofs. L plan with late Medieval block to street side and C16 addition to rear. 2 storeys. West facade has 2 sash windows with glazing bars and one small window with glazing bars to ground floor. At first floor one 3-light and one 2-light windows with metal casements. Off-centre doorway with a glazed and boarded gabled porch. Street facade with a single sash window with glazing bars in western bay: representing a stair- case hall. Rest of block 2-storeyed with a raised and fielded panelled door and 4 C19 2-light casement windows. C18 gable-end stack. 3 equal sized cells of street side pile thought to represent former almshouses.

At present the 2 properties are divided with the westernmost cell belonging to rear pile.

Listing NGR: TF9582107314


This is part of the Series: IOE\Bewes_Peter C. IOE Records for Bewes, Peter C.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr Peter C. Bewes. Source Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Bewes, Peter C.

Rights Holder: Bewes, Peter C.


Render, Thatch, Timber, Medieval Timber Framed House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Almshouse, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Health And Welfare, Residential Building