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Cockley Cley Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Cockley Cley, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.605 / 52°36'17"N

Longitude: 0.649 / 0°38'56"E

OS Eastings: 579481

OS Northings: 304093

OS Grid: TF794040

Mapcode National: GBR Q8G.NWX

Mapcode Global: WHKR1.YS7B

Entry Name: Cockley Cley Museum

Listing Date: 3 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152009

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221008

Location: Cockley Cley, Breckland, Norfolk, PE37

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Cockley Cley

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Cockley-Cley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

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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