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Dairy Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Wickmere, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8448 / 52°50'41"N

Longitude: 1.2057 / 1°12'20"E

OS Eastings: 615981

OS Northings: 332290

OS Grid: TG159322

Mapcode National: GBR VCL.RN2

Mapcode Global: WHLR9.HRDH

Entry Name: Dairy Cottages

Listing Date: 12 July 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240885

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224539

Location: Wickmere, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR11

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Wickmere

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Wickmere with Wolterton

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


5/92 No. 4 Dairy Cottages


Small house. Circa mid C17, extended in C19. English bond red
brick with high brick plinth. Red clay pantile roof with gabled
ends and small moulded brick kneelers. Brick gable end stack.

1-room plan house with entrance lobby and winder stairs in front
of large stack at left (west) gable end. There may have been a
service outshut where the Cl9 2-storey outshut is at the rear.
Adjoins east of Nos 2 and 3 (qv).

2 storeys and attic. 2-bay south front with brick hood-moulds.
First floor left window blocked and ground and first floor right
hand windows reduced and smaller C18 3-light casements with leaded
panes inserted. Doorway on left with similar hoodmould and plank
door. East gable end has large window on each floor with hood-
mould, the ground and first floor 5-light ovolo-moulded mullion.
transom windows with leaded panes, the outer lights blocked in
brick. The 4-light attic window has been similarly reduced to 2-
lights and an Cl8 casement inserted. Cery small square stair
window in west gable end. Smal Cl9 2-storey brick outshut at rear
with pantile lean-to roof and tall stack.

Interior: Ovolo-moulded doorframe from entrance lobby to ground
floor room with elaborate aluster-type stops; ground floor room
has ovolo-moulded lateral beam with bar and cyma stops and small
fireplace with remains of plastered chamfered arch. Winder
staircase beside stack. Chambered doorframe from landing to first
floor chamber which has chamfered lateral beam with cyma stops,
ovolo-moulded beam against stack, also with cyma stops and
chamfered and plastered Tudor-arch fireplace with Georgian grate.
The attic chamber is ceiled and the roof timbers are inaccessible.

Note: This house is marked as The Parsonage on the 1732 estate
map and with No 1 Dairy Cottage (qv) is all that remains of the
village to have survived the landscaping of Walterton Park.

Listing NGR: TG1598132290

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

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