Record Details

NHER Number:10911
Type of record:Building
Name:Valley Farm

Summary

A 17th century timber framed house, with circular windows, and a timber framed barn, also dating from the 17th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 0729 8157
Map Sheet:TM08SE
Parish:BRESSINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Timber framed, stepped gable with two circular windows, 17th century?.
E. Rose (NAU)

The house, which stands to the north of the road, is described in (S1) as plastered timber frame on brick plinth, 2 storeys and attic, large central chimney with diagonal shafts, interior staircase with 17th century balusters. West wing forms L shape, timber frame with red brick gable wall; stepped gable with two oval and two rectangular blocked windows, and internal stack with diagonal shafts. Chamfered beams within.
Also listed is a small 19th century stable to southwest (S2), and a 17th or 18th century timber framed barn of six bays divided by tiebeams on curved brackets and collar beams (S3).
Seen in passing by E. Rose (NLA) 29 October 1995, but not examined.

Monument Types

  • BARN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STABLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 08 SE 16 [3].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 217.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Bressingham.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1049665.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1170651.
<S3>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1049666.

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