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The Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bircham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8734 / 52°52'24"N

Longitude: 0.6266 / 0°37'35"E

OS Eastings: 576874

OS Northings: 333889

OS Grid: TF768338

Mapcode National: GBR Q54.WSY

Mapcode Global: WHKPW.L1LJ

Plus Code: 9F42VJFG+9M

Entry Name: The Old House

Listing Date: 18 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304770

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221543

Location: Bircham, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE31

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Bircham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: The Birchams and Bagthorpe

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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7/12 The Old House.
Farmhouse. First half of C17. Flint with brick dressings to south, Flemish
bond brick to north, red pantiled roof. 2 storeys. Lobby entrance plan to
south, later extension at north. 4 ground floor 3 light C19 arched headed
casements under brick soldier arches. Central 2 leaf lobby entrance door
with moulded architrave. To north 4 panel door with architrave. 4 first
floor mid C20 metal frame casement windows. Stitching of C17 brick first
floor dressed openings at south above south window and door. C18 English
bond brick heightening and corbelling courses. Tile coped parapets. One
axial lobby entrance and one north end stack. North gable has 2 south gable,
and one blocked brick dressed attic fire windows. At rear on axis with lobby
entrance one block ground and first floor brick dressed fire window. One
further blocked C17 opening. 2 storey north-west brick wing under separate
roof pitch. Interior: centre ground floor has stopped and chamfered spine
and bressummer beams. Rear wing has first floor perhaps reused ovolo moulded
and stopped early C17 door architrave. Ridgeless butt purlin roof with
collars. Ovolo moulded and stopped door architrave.

Listing NGR: TF7687433889

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