26-year-old Frankie Parker and 21-year-old Gary Smith attacked retired farmer Llywelyn Thomas while they were raiding his home at Chittering on December 17th 2011.
They will be sentenced on Friday.
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Becoming cloudier and breezier into the evening, with a little light rain at times. It will be much milder than of late. Lows of 7 deg C.
A row of listed cottages on Norfolk's Blickling Estate have been destroyed by fire which spread through its thatched roof.
Staying mainly dry this afternoon and feeling relatively warm. Highs today of 16 deg C.