Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1050558

Date first listed: 28-Jan-1991

Statutory Address: 6 AND 8, PIRNHOW STREET

Statutory Address: 6 AND 8, WAINFORD ROAD


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Statutory Address: 6 AND 8, PIRNHOW STREET

Statutory Address: 6 AND 8, WAINFORD ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Ditchingham

National Park: THE BROADS

National Grid Reference: TM 34627 90518


DITCHINHAM PIRNHOW STREET TM 39SW (or Wainford Road) 6/106 Nos 6 and 8

- II

House, divided into 2 dwellings. Circa late C16 or early C16, remodelled in circa late C16 or early C17 and subdivided and extended in C19 and extended again in C20. Timber frame, faced in brick, partly painted and partly rendered. Steeply pitched pantile roof with parapeted brick gable ends, the left hand (south east) with corbelled kneelers. Rendered brick axial stack.

3-room plan, at least the centre was originally open to the roof and heated from an open hearth fire and having a floor and stack inserted in circa late C16 or early C17. Remodelled with lobby entrance in front of stack in C17. Subdivided into 2 houses and rear wing added in C19 and another rear wing built C20.

1 storey and attic. Asymmetrical 4-window north east front. All C20 2-light casements; attics have 3 raking dormers. Brick porch on right (No. 6) with lean-to roof. Gabled wings at rear.

Interior: Chamfered cross-beams, the left hand (No. 8) with wide chamfers and flat stops, the right hand (no 6) with run-out stops. Centre room of main range (no. 8) has exposed post in rear wall with bracked or curved brace springing from a corbel. Axial stack has back-to-back fireplaces rebuilt in brick. The roof was rebuilt in C17 with knee-brace trusses, except for one original smoke-blackened Medieval tie-beam truss overcentre, with curved braces, queen-posts and collar.

Source: E. Rose, Norfolk Museums Service report, 1984.

Listing NGR: TM3462790518


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 226885

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Rose, E, 'Norfolk Museums Service Report' in Norfolk Museums Service Report, (1984)

End of official listing