Farmhouse, later the Crown Public House, then the fire station cottage. Late C17.
In mid C19 a wing to the right hand, now No 108, was added. Timber framed with gable end cased in white brick, and rough cast render to side walls. Steeply pitched roof of asbestos with a ridge stack rebuilt in white brick in C19. Gable end to road. Plan of three bays probably originally with a lobby entry. One storey and attics. Two dormers. All the fenestration and doorways are C19 or C20. The wing is mid C19 of grey brick with an asbestos roof. Two storeys. One hung sash of twelve panes at first floor and one at ground floor. panelled door.
Inside, No 110 was remodelled in C19. The main beams are exposed or boxed and there are abutting inglenook hearth, one of which is sealed.
Cottage, mid C17.
Clunch, coursed in parts, with a steeply pitched roof of buff pantiles, originally thatched. Ridge stack of gault brick with a string course. One storey and attics. Two dormers are partly rebuilt and enlarged as are the two windows and doorway at ground floor. In the rear wall, however, are two C20 windows in the original splayed openings.
Inside the cottage has three rooms or bays. The centre bay is heated by an inglenook hearth of clunch and is divided from the service bay by a partly rebuilt framed partition wall. The parlour has a later hearth, probably C18. The C17 floor framing in both hall and parlour is now exposed. The main beams have C17 stop chamfers. The roof is of side purlin construction, the rafters are pegged at the apex and the principal rafters joined by collars.
Pair of cottages. Early C19. Probably for Thomas Bowyer, d.1824.
Pebble dashed timber-frame with pantile roof and gault brick ridge stack. Single unit with pantry plan. 2 storeys 2-window range of 2-light horizontal sliding sashes. Part glazed doors with small gabled hoods, that to right with ornamental barge boards and finial. A further tiny single-light window to far left and right on ground floor.
Interiors not inspected. This little altered pair of cottages is probably among those built by Thomas Bowyer for his workforce. He was an important local merchant operating trading activities on the Swaffham Lode from a nearby wharf.( RCHM (North East Cambs.);p.111;Mon.55)
Cottage, early C17.
Timber framed, plaster rendered with a half hipped, thatched roof of reed. Original ridge stack of gault brick. Plan of three bays with doorway at service end of hall. One storey and attics. One dormer. Three horizontal sliding sashes and boarded door. Small window to larder at right hand.
Cottage, early C17.
Timber framed, plaster rendered, on a brick sill with a steeply pitched tiled roof and a ridge stack, partly rebuilt. One storey and attic. Two later gable dormers. All the windows have been replaced but are more or less in the sites of the original. The doorway remains opposite the stack.
At the rear is a stable or service wing. C19. Clunch.
Pair of cottages. Early C19.
Probably for Thomas Bowyer, d.1824. Rendered timber-frame with pantile roof and gault brick ridge stack. Single unit with pantry plan. Single storey and attic; 2- window range of single and 2 light C20 casement 2 2-light horizontal sliding sash dormers above. Part-glazed doors.
Interiors not inspected. This little altered pair of cottages is probably among those built by Thomas Bowyer for his workforce. He was an important local merchant operating trading activities on the Swaffham Lode from a nearby wharf.( RCHM (North East Cambs.);p.111;Mon.49)
House, C17 or earlier, remodelled externally in mid late C19.
Timber framed, rendered with a steeply pitched roof, hipped to right hand, of late C19 red, Belgian pantiles. Rebuilt ridge stack of red brick. The left hand gable end is bargeboarded. Externally the plan of the house appears to be of late C16 or early C17 lobby entry and two bay type, but interior inspection may reveal an earlier structure. Two storeys. Two hung sashes of twelve panes each at first floor and two similar but larger windows of sixteen panes on either side of the doorway. Gabled wood porch, early C20. Adjoining at the left is a single storey wing.
Interior not seen during resurvey.
House, early mid C18. Now almost obscured by an early C19 front range built by Thomas Bowyer.
Original house of clunch with red brick dressings and a steeply pitched tiled roof with end parapets and end stacks. Two storeys and attics. Only part of the original front elevation is visible. One hipped dormer above an original sash window at first floor. The doorway is C19.
The C19 front range has a gault brick front wall and end walls mainly of clunch but with upper courses also of gault brick. Steeply pitched, tiled roof with end stacks. Two storeys and attics. Three dormers. Symmetrical elevation of three mid-late C19 hung sashes of four panes each. The window sills were all lowered in mid late C19. Two similar ground floor windows flank central doorway with door of four panels and two glazed upper panels.
Inside the front range retains its original open string staircase with moulded rail. Associated with maltings, adjoining to the East.