Record Details

NHER Number:33847
Type of record:Building
Name:White House Farmhouse

Summary

A 16th century timber framed building with 18th century alterations. The house has an original garderobe chute.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7229 2149
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:GRIMSTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Listed as 16th century, altered 18th.
See (S1) which includes: clunch and some carrstone, brick dressings, blue glazed pantiles.
Central stack, 4 bays, 2 storeys and attic, western end enclosing timber frame raised in height.
South facade has vertical join before end bay, and garderobe chute.
Baroque door, 8 bay three tier butt purlin roof.
Principal beams bar stopped, as are window lintels.
West stack has massive bressumer, salt box, stairs beside.
First floor retains timber posts and rails and timber framed partition with braces.
E. Rose (NLA) 25 September 1998.

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

<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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