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Churchgate House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wymondham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5708 / 52°34'14"N

Longitude: 1.1099 / 1°6'35"E

OS Eastings: 610844

OS Northings: 301541

OS Grid: TG108015

Mapcode National: GBR TFF.Z97

Mapcode Global: WHLSM.0NS0

Entry Name: Churchgate House

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196693

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386097

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


655-1/8/36 (North West side)
29/12/50 No.8
Churchgate House


House. Early C16. Timber-framed with rendered and colourwashed
brick facade. Plaintile roof, corrugated tile to rear slopes.
L-plan. Main part of front of 2 storeys and dormer attic in 3
bays. Panelled central door with timber doorcase and plain
hood. One early C19 three-light casement right and left. 2
similar casements above these and a 2-light casement over
door. Gabled roof in 2 pitches with one gabled dormer.
Internal gable end stack to north, rebuilt. Adjacent bay to
south has a garage door to ground floor and exposed studs
above. One upper window. Gabled roof with rebuilt ridge stack.
2 storey cross wing extends to rear to right of a 2-light
ovolo moulded first floor window to rear of front range. North
side of cross wing with an outshut to ground floor. Above is
an 8-light diamond mullioned window. Gabled roof in 2 pitches.
Rebuilt stacks. South side with a gabled dormer.
INTERIOR. Timber-framed passage leads from street door. Main
room to south with chamfered bridging beam. Inserted early C17
fireplace and stack. Fireplace bressumer with sunk quadrant
moulding and one rose medallion each side (one York, the other
Lancaster). Corresponding room north of passage lined out
c1950. Staircase turret inserted in internal angle of cross
wing c1560: closed string, turned and pillar balusters and
newels, mostly late C20 replacements. Upper floor with heavy
scantling studs, jowled principal studs and arched braces to
rear wall of front range. North first-floor room with
4-centred brick fireplace, as has rear wing first-floor room.
Roof of main range of diminished principals, collars, 2 tiers
butt purlins and curved windbracing. Rear range roof of
principals, 2 tiers butt purlins and some straight

Listing NGR: TG1084401541

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