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Whaleborne House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cley Next The Sea, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.9526 / 52°57'9"N

Longitude: 1.0432 / 1°2'35"E

OS Eastings: 604531

OS Northings: 343807

OS Grid: TG045438

Mapcode National: GBR T8Q.SP8

Mapcode Global: WHLQV.011R

Entry Name: Whaleborne House

Listing Date: 20 February 1952

Last Amended: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1049855

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224580

Location: Cley Next the Sea, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR25

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Cley Next The Sea

Built-Up Area: Cley next the Sea

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Cley St Margaret St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(East side)

9/30 Whalebone House,
20.2.52. (formerly listed as
The Post Office


House, now shop, C18 facade, flint with stone dressings, pantile roof with
gable parapet. 2 bays, 2 storeys with extensions to rear. High Street facade:
stone plinth, rusticated stone quoins, ground floor of large galletted broken
flints, stone platband, first floor of squared knapped flints, oversailing
cornice of mammalian vertebrae, central vertical band between bays of blocks
of pebble flint outlined by vertebrae. Windows with stone surrounds, alterna-
ting stone and brick voussoirs to flat arches having projecting keystones,
2 fixed plate glass panes to ground floor openings, 2 flush sashes with
glazing bars to first floor. Axial stack to left hand gable shared with
adjacent house (qv 9/31). Right gable to alleyway: coursed flint with stone
dressings and rusticated quoins; shaped stone kneelers; central door with
stone quoined surround, flat arch with keystone breaking lintel with decorated
verge; Venetian window in stone to attic, pilaster shafts rendered, side
lights blocked and rendered. 1½ storey lean-to to right in coursed flint,
ashlar stone surround to door, late C20 window to left with rusticated stone
surrounds, horizontal sliding sash with glazing bars to upper floor having
brick and stone surround. Range of cottages to right of 2 storeys in flint
and brick under pantiles, 4 bays, tripartite sash with segmental head to
ground floor of first bay. Interior: groined 2 bay double vault in rendered
wood to staircase within lean-to at rear of front range.

Listing NGR: TG0453143807

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