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Breckland (District Authority)
Cockley Cley
National Grid Reference:
TF 79481 04093


COCKLEY CLEY TF 70 SE 8/11 Cockley Cley Museum

- II

Former farmhouse, subdivided at one time, now museum of local history. C17 with a thorough C18 refurbishment. Timber frame mainly replaced with masonry. Flint and brick masonry, the brickwork of random headers and keyed dressings. Pantile roof. Lobby entrance type plan. 2 storeys. Facade with 4 symmetrically placed casement windows with glazing bars, of 3 lights beneath segmental arches to ground floor and of 2 lights to upper floor. 2 boarded doors beneath segmental arches, one opposite stack, the other to easternmost bay. C17 off-centre axial stack with 2 interconnecting angled shafts. Fragment of timber frame to rear showing the wall plate and wall posts of the original single-storeyed house with attic. Original winding stair to entrance side of stack. Doorway to upper floor with ogee and nicked chamfer stop. Eastern- most bay is an C18 addition leaving the original timber framed end wall as a partition.

Listing NGR: TF7948104093


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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: 21 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/16174/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Kenneth D'Maurney-Gibbons. Source Historic England Archive
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