Record Details

NHER Number:45943
Type of record:Building
Name:Manor Farm House, School Lane


This house dates to the early 18th century, but possibly has an earlier core. It is constructed from red brick with dark header-patterning and some flint. The roofs are a mixture of thatch and pantile. The central chimneystack has four octagonal shafts and star tops. The south gable is parapeted with tumbling and iron tie-ends forming the letters W.G.S. The eastern range has a platband at first floor level and a brick dentil eaves course. A catslide lean-to exists on the north side.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3724 1333
Map Sheet:TG31SE

Full description

House, early 18th century, with possibly earlier core. Red brick with dark header-patterning; some flint. Roofs thatched and pantiled. Two storeys and two storeys with attics; L-shaped plan. Thatched two-and-a-half storey wing to south: range of six windows, mainly cross-casements. One, two and three-light ground floor casements. Flat rubbed arches over door openings. Central chimneystack with four octagonal shafts and star tops. South gable parapeted with tumbling and iron tie-ends forming letters W.G.S. 19th century two-storey canted bay in south gable with sash windows without glazing bars. Five window range to east, with later one-storey extension with embattled parapet. Two storey pantiled range to north and west. Cross-casement windows with segmental heads on ground floor. Plat-band at first floor level; brick dentil eaves course. Offcentre axial chimneystacks. Hipped slate lean-to porch in angle with small two-light casement above. Catslide lean-to on north side.

Monument Types

  • FARMHOUSE (17th Century to 21st Century - 1700 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 669.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2020 Norfolk Historic Environment Service