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A Grade II* Listed Building in Wreningham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5409 / 52°32'27"N

Longitude: 1.1777 / 1°10'39"E

OS Eastings: 615587

OS Northings: 298419

OS Grid: TM155984

Mapcode National: GBR VH7.QL3

Mapcode Global: VHL8H.CDGG

Entry Name: Poplars

Listing Date: 2 December 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152496

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226694

Location: Wreningham, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR16

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Wreningham

Built-Up Area: Wreningham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

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Listing Text

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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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