Rectory / Shipdham Place

31 Aug 2002
Rectory, Church Close, Shipdham, Breckland, Norfolk, IP25 7LX
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Shipdham Place, 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 (west side) 14/84 Shipdham Place 4.12.51 (formerley listed as Rectory) GV II

Former rectory, now hotel and restaurant. Early C17 with important early C19 addition. Rendered timber frame, rendered brick and brick and flint.

Pantile and slate roofs. Double pile: front pile early C19, rear pile C17. Tall late C19 block to side and rear. 2 storeys. Early block with 5 C18 windows at first floor with some leaded glass and metal casements.

At ground floor 2 sash windows with glazing bars, one part-glazed C19 door and some C20 French windows. Early C19 overhanging eaves with plain brackets. Later shallow pitched roof and 2 axial stacks. Front-pile.

5 bays of sash windows with glazing bars. Jalousie shutters to ground floor windows. Central doorway with an open porch on a pair of columns and responding pilasters withentasis. Fluted capitals and entablature.

Later lobby inserted within porch with a 2-leaf panelled door. Pair of rear wall stacks and overhanging eaves with plain brackets. Interior.

Massive moulded spinal bridging joist in early block. C18 room with raised and fielded panelling, moulded cornice and dado rail. Early C19 pile has a central stairacase with square sectioned balusters, shaped tread ends and swept mahogany handrail. Reeded architrave and cornice mouldings.

Listing NGR: TF9571007266


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0175 IOE Records taken by Peter C Bewes; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Peter C. Bewes. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Bewes, Peter C.

Rights Holder: Bewes, Peter C.


Brick, Flint, Pantile, Render, Slate, Timber, Tudor Vicarage, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Clergy House, Jacobean Clerical Dwelling, House, Dwelling, Restaurant, Commercial, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Hostel, Residential Building