Record Details

NHER Number:31002
Type of record:Building
Name:Downs Farm, Barrett Ringstead

Summary

A farmhouse dated 1714 and 1754 and a barn dated 1717. These form two sides of a yard, the third side consisting of a stable block converted to pig sties with an 18th century granary over a cart lodge of eight bays and two builds. An unusual survival.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6878 3990
Map Sheet:TF63NE
Parish:OLD HUNSTANTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Farmhouse dated 1714 and 1754; barn dated 1717, both listed grade II (S1).
These form two sides of yard but third side is unlisted; stable block converted to pig sties; 18th century granary over cart lodge of eight bays and two builds divided by internal staircase; arched bracing to west; an unusual survival.
Information from (S1).
Also University of East Anglia farm survey (S2) in file.
E.Rose (NLA), 13 January 1995.
The unlisted sides were listed in 1999 as a rare survival of 18th century farmstead.

Monument Types

  • BARN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GRANARY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished document: UEA. 1987. UEA Historic Farm Building Survey..
---Publication: Wade-Martins, S.. 1994. Norfolk Farmsteads Thematic Survey. p.17.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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