Record Details

NHER Number:55701
Type of record:Building
Name:Barn at River Farmhouse

Summary

This 17th century barn is of red brick with a steeply pitched roof covered with corrugated iron.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1075 1891
Map Sheet:TG11NW
Parish:GREAT WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1985. Field Observation.
A barn constructed of 17th century brickwork is located to the north of the house, and it is likely that the present house incorporates portions of an earlier home of similar date to the barn.
E. Rose (NAU).

Barn, now store, late 17th century. Red brick, steeply-pitched roof covered in corrugated iron sheeting. Large waggon openings on north and south sides. Parapetted and tumbled gables. Ventilation loops in south wall. Owl hole and two later doors in east gable wall. Inserted floors. Roof of principals with collars and butted side-purlins; tie beams on timber knees. Included for group value with River Farmhouse.
Information from (S2).
A. Cattermole (HES), 15 June 2011.

Monument Types

  • BARN (Post Medieval to Modern - 1600 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 1985. Building Report. River Farm, Great Witchingham..
<S2>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

Related records

21667Related to: River Farm (Building)
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