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


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


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


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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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04802/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr E.M Trendell. Source Historic England Archive
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