Record Details

NHER Number:41101
Type of record:Building
Name:Tower Farmhouse, Tower End


An 18th century farmhouse built in coursed and galletted carstone with brick dressings. To the north of the house is a two-storey 19th century extension with a bay window and a door canopy.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 66801 17336
Map Sheet:TF61NE

Full description

House of coursed galletted carrstone with brick dressings, dentil cornice, pantile roof. 5 bays, 2 storeys and attic with continuous 19th century extension to north. The latter section has a bay window and a door canopy, and windows with 'horizontal hung sashes' (does this mean Yorkshire windows?). Older south section has casements, one dormer and axial stack offcentre. Early 19th century curved canopy of glass tiles on wrought iron posts added. East 'return' (here apparently meaning gable wall) has MC17 and west MC8- in iron bars, which listing takes to be date 178-.
Details from (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 14 January 2005.

October 2010. Building Survey.
Building assessed prior to proposed alterations.
See Heritage Statement (S2) for further details.
P. Watkins (HES), 22 June 2016.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
<S2>Unpublished Contractor Report: Selby, J. 2010. Alterations to Tower Farmhouse, Middleton, Norfolk. Heritage Statement & Listed Building Appraisal. John Selby.

Related records

35377Parent of: Farm building north of Tower Farmhouse (Find Spot)
41102Parent of: Tower Farm Barn and south sheds (Building)

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