3 AND 5, CASTLE STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1207558
Date first listed:
03-Apr-1951
Statutory Address:
3 AND 5, CASTLE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
3 AND 5, CASTLE STREET

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Breckland (District Authority)
Parish:
Thetford
National Grid Reference:
TL 87224 83061

Details

THETFORD

TL8783 CASTLE STREET 617-1/6/36 (North side) 03/04/51 Nos.3 AND 5

GV II*

Pair of houses, now one shop. Late C15 with later details. Renovated 1983. Plastered and colourwashed timber-frame under a pantile roof. Originally one house with No.1 Castle Street (qv), the latter forming the 2-storeyed service end. Plinth course. 2 storeys. Exposed frame of heavy scantling, mostly re-used. Middle rail to left with a solid brace and fleuron and rosette decoration. Ground floor with two 6-panelled and fielded doors and, to left of each, a 6/6 sash window. At extreme right (east) is a plank door leading to rear passage under a 4-centred head. First floor with three 6/6 sashes. Gabled roof. No stack visible. INTERIOR: rear entrance through a 2-centred arched doorway. West ground-floor wall with 2 blocked 2-centred service doorways formerly leading into No.1 Castle Street. North wall with projecting internal fireplace re-using 2 late C11 ecclesiastical columns as jambs. Roof is a 2-bay crown post type, the posts octagonal on moulded bases and with moulded capitals. Tie beams are cranked and supported by arched braces with pierced tracery carving in the spandrels. West wall with row of cusped quatrefoils under wall plate.

Listing NGR: TL8722483061

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
384701
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 09 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/11350/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek E. Hull. Source Historic England Archive
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