Churchgate House

1 Jul 2004
Churchgate House, 8 Church Street, Wymondham, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR18 0PH
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TG1001 CHURCH STREET 655-1/8/36 (North West side) 29/12/50 No.8 Churchgate House


House. Early C16. Timber-framed with rendered and colourwashed brick facade. Plaintile roof, corrugated tile to rear slopes. L-plan. Main part of front of 2 storeys and dormer attic in 3 bays. Panelled central door with timber doorcase and plain hood. One early C19 three-light casement right and left. 2 similar casements above these and a 2-light casement over door. Gabled roof in 2 pitches with one gabled dormer. Internal gable end stack to north, rebuilt. Adjacent bay to south has a garage door to ground floor and exposed studs above. One upper window. Gabled roof with rebuilt ridge stack.

2 storey cross wing extends to rear to right of a 2-light ovolo moulded first floor window to rear of front range. North side of cross wing with an outshut to ground floor. Above is an 8-light diamond mullioned window. Gabled roof in 2 pitches.

Rebuilt stacks. South side with a gabled dormer. INTERIOR. Timber-framed passage leads from street door. Main room to south with chamfered bridging beam. Inserted early C17 fireplace and stack. Fireplace bressumer with sunk quadrant moulding and one rose medallion each side (one York, the other Lancaster). Corresponding room north of passage lined out c1950. Staircase turret inserted in internal angle of cross wing c1560: closed string, turned and pillar balusters and newels, mostly late C20 replacements. Upper floor with heavy scantling studs, jowled principal studs and arched braces to rear wall of front range. North first-floor room with 4-centred brick fireplace, as has rear wing first-floor room. Roof of main range of diminished principals, collars, 2 tiers butt purlins and curved windbracing. Rear range roof of principals, 2 tiers butt purlins and some straight windbracing.

Listing NGR: TG1084401541


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0878 IOE Records taken by Gary Hacon; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Gary Hacon. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Hacon, Gary

Rights Holder: Hacon, Gary


Brick, Render, Tile, Timber, Medieval Timber Framed House, Tudor Monument (By Form), Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling