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A Grade II Listed Building in North Elmham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7513 / 52°45'4"N

Longitude: 0.9418 / 0°56'30"E

OS Eastings: 598639

OS Northings: 321138

OS Grid: TF986211

Mapcode National: GBR S9R.JY4

Mapcode Global: WHLRR.F3QL

Plus Code: 9F42QW2R+GP

Entry Name: Cornerways

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306179

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220695

Location: North Elmham, Breckland, Norfolk, NR20

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: North Elmham

Built-Up Area: North Elmham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Elmham North St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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House. C16, re-roofed and extended in 1640 according to plaster date on
rear wall. Important C18 and C20 extensiomand repairs. Rendered timberframe
with one colourwashed brick gable-end and pantile roof. 2 storeys with attic.
Facade with irregular fenestration. 2 C18 3-light first floor windows with
metal casements. 2 3-light C19 ground floor casements. Modern off-centre
front door. 2 sloping dormers with metal casements. Date incised in recess
above back door which has a simple gabled hood. One C18 or early C19 3-light
window with metal casement. Brick gable-end probably belongs to 1640
remodelling. Later extensions to side and rear not of special interest.
Remains of 3 roof trusses of heavy scantling suggesting a C16 date with
ties and some surviving arched braces. Roof, probably of 1640, of about
7 bays with collars, double sets of butt purlins and windbracing. Painting
in a cupboard of a ship, probably C17 (Norfolk Archaeology. XXXVII, 1981).
One room with C18 raised and fielded panelling and an eared fire surround.

Listing NGR: TF9863921138

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