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Breckland (District Authority)
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TM 06917 85620



3/48 Kenninghall Place

21/7/51 II*

Service wing of Palace of Dukes of Norfolk (remainder destroyed c.165O), now domestic. 1505-25 with later alterations. Brick with internal timber partitioning and plain tiled roof. 2 storeys and attic with polygonal corner shafts annulated at first floor with bell moulding at which point diameter of shaft decreases (no shaft at N.E.). South front retains diaper brickwork at west and C18 string course to east at first floor, otherwise all fenestration and 2 doors early 1980's. Remains of numerous doorways and C16 or C17 windows, all blocked. Gabled roof with one C20 gabled dormer. Ridge stack right of centre and at internal east gable. West wall with diaper brickwork largely intact. Ground floor 3-light arched brick window under square rebated hood truncated below light heads to form C20 door. 4-centred first floor window opening with C19 casement. Blocked C17 attic window and stepped gable. North elevation 2 western bays rendered and altered. C20 gabled outbuilding abuts facade. To east ground floor 2 C19 or C20 casements and 6 blocked C16 window and door openings. First floor retains 5 C16 window of 2 or 3 lights of which 3 retain brick mullions and arched intersecting heads within bowtell and casement jambs. East gable wall scarred by blocked original openings. Interior. Kitchen : cruciform bridging beams and cross joists, the former moulded with roll, nave and hollow, each element separated by 90° nick; Door to south with chamfered rere arch. Lounge : studded west wall with sinking wall plate; rebuilt fireplace with bressummer below additional studywork; bridging beams as kitchens. 2 rooms east of stack now one : fireplace with bressummer; plain chamfered bridging beam to west of screen of studwork (relocated), moulded bridging beam as kitchen to east. Inserted staircase by stack leads to first floor passage from lounge. Narrow passage defined by timber studs and 4-centred arches by north windows, widened late C18. North windows roll moulded on interior. West room : moulded cross joists as kitchen and remains of 2 3-light 4-centred windows. Other bedrooms substantially similar. Roof of plain queen post trusses with arched braces to canted collars, butt purlins at collars, through purlins below. Arched windbracing and chamfered principals. Ridge piece. Common rafters C20.

Listing NGR: TM0691785620


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

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Date: 29 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/03358/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Colleen Cole. Source Historic England Archive
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