Record Details

NHER Number:20153
Type of record:Building
Name:Church Farmhouse, The Street

Summary

A 17th century two storey thatched rendered timber framed farmhouse with a five window bay brick skin added to form a polite late 18th century façade. It has a central chimney stack with four angled shafts. The original winding staircase remains to the rear of the stack, which has an 18th century passageway running right through it. There is a good staircase of about 1730 with turned balusters and a moulded handrail.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9221 1969
Map Sheet:TF91NW
Parish:MILEHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1984. Listed, Grade II.
17th century with important 18th century additions.
Timber frame faced in brick to front, thatched.
Two storeys and attics, originally lobby-entrance.
Late 18th century five bay façade.
Central axial stack with four interconnecting angled shafts with moulded brick decoration.
Southernmost bay and gable end probably early 18th century, English bond brickwork. Original winding stair by stack.
18th century barrel vaulted passage through stack.
Very fine early 18th century well stair in south bay.
Original beams stopped.
See (S1) for the complete listing details.
Press cuttings (S2) and (S3) in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 15 March 1984.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1995. TF9119/AES - AEX.
---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 544.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1304459.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1998. [Sale advertisement for Church Farmhouse, Mileham]. 13 March.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1998. Thatched houses are rare. 13 March.

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