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Friary Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnham Norton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.9513 / 52°57'4"N

Longitude: 0.7351 / 0°44'6"E

OS Eastings: 583844

OS Northings: 342824

OS Grid: TF838428

Mapcode National: GBR R5N.STM

Mapcode Global: WHKPK.829S

Plus Code: 9F42XP2P+G2

Entry Name: Friary Cottage

Listing Date: 5 June 1953

Last Amended: 1 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1239074

English Heritage Legacy ID: 416551

Location: Burnham Norton, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE31

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Burnham Norton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Burnham Market

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


12/69 Friary Cottage (formerly
5.6.53. listed as Priory Remains
including cottage).


House, medieval. Flint, clunch and stone dressings early build, flint
and stone C20 build, red pantiled roof. 2 storeys with attics. 2 window
build to east and east gable incorporate remains of domestic build of
C14 of Carmelite Friary (q.v.). 2 window build to west is second half
of C20. North front early build survives to first floor window level,
limestone east end quoins and kneeler marking height of original build,
with brick heightening courses above. 2 ground and 2 first floor 2-light
C20 casement windows. C20 build incorporates re-used C14 door embrasure
and moulded arch, with one ground and 2 first floor C20 casements. Steeply
pitched roof with 2 dormers. East gable of early build has massive north-
east angle buttress of cut stone with 2 set offs, 2 first floor stone
fire windows with central mullion. C18 brick gable above with 2 windows
and tumbling, C20 ground floor lean-to addition. South front of early
build, with east end cut stone quoins and kneeler, west end brick quoins,
now straight joint. Clunch to level; of kneelbr at east, brick infill
at west. South-east corner has spiral staircase in situ. Blocked re-
used C14 door arch attached at south-east.

Listing NGR: TF8384442824

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

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