POPLARS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1152496
Date first listed:
02-Dec-1983
Statutory Address:
POPLARS, ASHWELLTHORPE ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
POPLARS, ASHWELLTHORPE ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
South Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Wreningham
National Grid Reference:
TM 15587 98418

Details

TM 19 NE WRENINGHAM ASHWELLTHORPE ROAD (west side) 5/117 Poplars

GV II*

Farmhouse. 1586 according to renewed datestones at bases of chimneys. Rendered timber frame with returned brick gable-ends. T plan formed by contemporary service extension to rear. 2 storeys with attic. 5-bay facade with a central 2-storey porch with a C19 2-leaf front door with bracketted hood. 3-light C18 window above. Decorative pendants from projecting wall- plate ends. C18 fenestration with 5 4-light mullion and transom windows and 3 of 3 lights without transoms. Metal casements and some surviving leaded lights. 2 sloping dormers with 3-light casements. Crow-stepped gables and 3, partly rebuilt, octagonal chimney shafts at each end. Both stacks flanked by pairs of small openings with moulded brick stuccoed pedi- ments and stuccoed reveals. 2 windows to north retain original single diamond mullions. Pairs of oculi to attic with raised stuccoed reveals. 2 storey service wing partly rebuilt. C20 lean-to. Winding stair beside south stack survives from first floor to attic. Dog-leg main stair to north of centre with acorn newel knop and substantial handrail of elliptical section. High quality frame of 4 bays with an 8-bay clasped purlin roof with wind bracing. Some joists with angle rolls to one side only. Some nicked chamfer stops to door frames. Several original doors with fielded centre panels.

Listing NGR: TM1558898419

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
226694
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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