Record Details

NHER Number:25293
Type of record:Building
Name:Manor Farm House

Summary

This is an excellent example of a restored 15th century hall house, with the parlour block rebuilt three storeys high, and the upper floor and stack inserted in 16th century. The hall block was raised to the level of the parlour attic in the 18th century. Inside there is an unusual screen.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 1219 8996
Map Sheet:TM18NW
Parish:TIBENHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1981. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
C17/18 house. Timber-frame, roughcast. Steep gable-ended roof with pantiles.
Two storeys. Early C19, 3-light casements. C19 moulded architrave doorcase with flush panelled door. Brick chimney stack off centre.
Information from (S1).

Excellent example of a restored 15th century hall house, with parlour block rebuilt as three storey, upper floor and stack inserted in 16th century, hall block raised to level of parlour attic in 18th century.
Unusual screen.
See brief notes in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 31 May 1989.

March 2007. Building Survey.
The house may have been built in the mid- sixteenth century as a one-and-a-half storey hall, cross passage and service area. The roof was raised to two-storey height above the hall and service area in the eighteenth century.
See report (S2) for details.
Previously recorded (in error) under NHER 13254.
H. White, (NLA), 19 November 2009. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 12 March 2015.

Monument Types

  • HALL HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 AD to 2100 AD)
  • UNASSIGNED (screen, Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989. Animal house?. 9 June.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1049998.
<S2>Unpublished Report: Brown, M., Brown, S. and Shand, S. 2007. Manor Farm House. Norfolk Historic Buildings Group Report.

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