Record Details

NHER Number:22025
Type of record:Building
Name:Manor House

Summary

An early 18th century brick manor house, two storeys high with attics and cellars.There are extensions of one storey, also with attics. Although modified in the 19th and 20th centuries, the house is largely unchanged, and the original woodwork and hinges generally survive.
During renovation work in 1996, a bread oven was discovered.
In the grounds, there are stables that date to before 1780, and a barn that dates to after this date.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3824 0820
Map Sheet:TG30NE
Parish:BEIGHTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Local builder's version of a small but grand early 18th century brick house. Low kitchen wing may indicate a change in plan during construction. Excellent survival of original woodwork and hinges. Some small 19th and 20th century alterations but largely unchanged.
See (S1) and architects plans in file.
E.Rose (NLA) 3 October 1994.

1996. House restored, bread oven discovered. Some reused medieval carved stone fragments found in wall of detached shed.
E.Rose (NLA) 26 June 1996.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MANOR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: HLK 22-6.
---Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 1994. Building Report..

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