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Cross Keys Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Wymondham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5697 / 52°34'10"N

Longitude: 1.1132 / 1°6'47"E

OS Eastings: 611076

OS Northings: 301428

OS Grid: TG110014

Mapcode National: GBR TFG.SBX

Mapcode Global: WHLSM.2NCV

Entry Name: Cross Keys Inn

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Last Amended: 14 September 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196676

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386165

Location: Wymondham, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR18

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Wymondham

Built-Up Area: Wymondham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Wymondham

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


655-1/11/101 (South side)
29/12/50 No.13
Cross Keys Inn
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Cross Keys Inn)
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)


Public house. Mainly early C17 but with extensive C16 timbers
to ground floor east room. Much altered C20. Timber-framed
with some brick. Roofs of black glazed pantiles. 2 storeys and
dormer attic in 2 distinct elements. East portion with C20
ground floor windows and doors. Jettied first floor above roll
and keel-moulded bressumer. Exposed studs to first floor. One
4-light and one 3-light first-floor mullioned casements.
Gabled roof with 2 gabled dormers fitted with 3-light late C18
casements. Internal gable-end stack to east. West portion on
broadly similar lines. Bressumer to jetty boarded over, upper
studwork is false, one gabled dormer with casement. All might
well be an early C20 copy of east part.
INTERIOR. Opened-out. Large open fireplace to east wall under
a multiple rolled and hollow C16 bressumer. Bridging beam and
spine beam also with C16 roll mouldings. Rear jetty bressumer
still visible inside later rear additions. First floor shows
very large jowled principal studs of C16 character. One arched
brace to tie beam to centre front room. Roof of 2 tiers butt
purlins and collars.

Listing NGR: TG1107601428

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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