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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1077238



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

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Holme Hale

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Jun-1991

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 221062

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No.44 (Merry Down) 5/62 II

House. Circa early to mid C17, extended in C18 or C19. Rendered timber-frame and cob with brick and flint plinth. steeply pitched clay pantile roof with gabled ends. Rendered brick axial and gable stacks.

3-room plan, the left and centre rooms heated from back-to-back fire- places in the central axial stacks with entrance lobby in front. The right hand (south) room with a gable end stack may have been an unheated service room originally or a later C17 or C18 addition. Circa C18 or C19 unheated outshut behind right hand room.

2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window west front with small C19 2-light casements with horizontal glazing bars only. Doorway to the left of centre with fielded and flush 6-panel door (top panels glazed) and gabled rendered.porch. Another doorway to right of centre. with C19 panelled and glazed door. C19 casement in gable ends, the right hand (south) with projecting stack with set-offs. At the rear the main roof is carried down as catslide over outshut on left; C19 and C20.

Interior: All three rooms have chamfered axial beams and exposed joists; the centre room's joists are broad; the left hand room has exposed timber framing in rear wall. Exposed wall framing, wall plate and tie-beams in chambers. The left hand (north) chamber has chamfered axil beam with cyma stops and attic above with exposed tenoned purlin roof structure. Roof structure over centre and right (south) end not accessible.

Listing NGR: TF8885107559

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National Grid Reference: TF 88851 07559


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