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The Limes

A Grade II Listed Building in Thetford, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.4127 / 52°24'45"N

Longitude: 0.7441 / 0°44'38"E

OS Eastings: 586729

OS Northings: 282957

OS Grid: TL867829

Mapcode National: GBR RD7.NY8

Mapcode Global: VHKCC.VM78

Plus Code: 9F42CP7V+3J

Entry Name: The Limes

Listing Date: 10 March 1971

Last Amended: 1 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384682

Location: Thetford, Breckland, Norfolk, IP24

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Thetford

Built-Up Area: Thetford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Thetford St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


617-1/7/17 (North West side)
10/03/71 No.32
The Limes
(Formerly Listed as:
(North West side)
Nos.32 AND 32A)


House, now offices. c1760, converted 1989. Red brick under
slate roofs. L-shaped plan. 2 storeys, the street facade in 3
bays. Doorcase set to left with panelled reveals, block
entablatures and missing a pediment. This leads to small late
C20 lobby with 2 doors to different premises. 2 late C18
unhorned sashes left with 8/8 glazing bars and gauged skewback
arches. They have flush frames. 3 similar first-floor sashes.
Paired modillion eaves cornice and gabled roof, heightened
c1900 at same time as No.30 (qv). Stack to left. Garden front
of 2 storeys in 6 bays. Ground floor has six 2-light French
windows under gauged skewback arches. First floor with 6 early
C19 recessed sashes with 6/6 glazing bars. Gauged skewback
arches. Plain parapet. Hipped roof with a ridge stack right of
centre and an external gable-end stack to north-west return.
1989 extension added to this gable. INTERIOR: open-well
cut-string staircase with 2 turned balusters per tread and a
ramped and wreathed handrail. Returns as balcony at first
floor. Rooms partitioned C20 as offices. Roof of King-post
trusses, c1900.

Listing NGR: TL8672982957

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

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