Record Details

NHER Number:33846
Type of record:Building
Name:Elder Farmhouse

Summary

A carrstone and brick house dating to about 1600, which was extended in the 1640s. The house has a Classical doorway and moulded beams.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7229 2139
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:GRIMSTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1988. Listed, Grade II.
About 1600, extended 1648.
Carrstone, brick, pantile. L plan, 3 bays, 2 storeys.
South facade with platband and Classical doorway.
Gable end internal stacks.
Northeast quoins of limestone.
Added wing has stone dated 1644 (introductory text however says 1648).
Central cell has stone floor and stair.
Ovolo moulded beams, some with bar stops.
See (S1) for the complete listing details.
E. Rose (NLA) 25 September 1998.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 372.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1342400.

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