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Willys Croft

A Grade II Listed Building in Wreningham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5441 / 52°32'38"N

Longitude: 1.1835 / 1°11'0"E

OS Eastings: 615963

OS Northings: 298787

OS Grid: TM159987

Mapcode National: GBR VH8.D1N

Mapcode Global: VHL8H.GBJ1

Entry Name: Willys Croft

Listing Date: 19 March 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389114

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486632

Location: Wreningham, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR16

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Wreningham

Built-Up Area: Wreningham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

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Listing Text


76/5/10013 Willys Croft


House. Late C17 with early/mid C19 parlour extension and later additions. Rendered timber-frame with thatch roof to main part, brick with flint plinth and pantile roof to extension. 2-unit plan with cross passage and two service rooms , now one large room, extended to left beyond stack. Main part of single storey and attic; extension of two storeys. Front from left has 10/10 sash with 2-light casement over, 4-panel door, 12-pane window, door with 2-light gabled dormer over , 4-pane window. Door with 12-pane window in single-storey extension on right end where casements and door in side. Triple casement in gable above. Door and casements to rear. INTERIOR. Timber-framed unit now opened up on ground floor but retaining the framed partitions and chamfered bridging beam. Tall panel framing to walls. Open fireplace with bressumer and winder stair behind it. Former service rooms divided by a now open stud partition. First floor has wide floor boards and 4-bay roof roof, only the central and gable-end trusses having tie beams. The central tie beam is cut and dovetailed into a door frame. This may be an original feature as the truss was originally closed and a door way needed to provide access to the far chamber. Two tiers of wedge-tenoned butt purlins, collars and straight braces.
A little-altered 2-unit plan cottage with a late parlour extension.

Listing NGR: TM1596398787

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

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