Record Details

NHER Number:11621
Type of record:Building
Name:Sparrow Hill Farmhouse


A timber framed house, which probably dates back to the 16th century. The house has a 17th century brick façade with a gabled porch, and a crosswing. The house is shown on an early 17th century map.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9497 1471
Map Sheet:TF91SW

Full description

May 1985. Listed, Grade II.
Listed as Sparrow Green Farmhouse.
L shaped timber framed building with some reused timbers (from moated site NHER 7292?).
Early 17th century with interesting timber frame, king studs, shaped beams etc.
Contemporary brick porch and crosswing stack gable.
Facade remade in about 1800, other brick cladding about 1900.
Information from (S1).
See (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 21 May 1987.

(S1) dates the house to the late 16th century, with a brick façade from the 17th century. The house is shown on (S3), where it does not a crosswing.
S. Spooner (NLA) 16 January 2006

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • 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

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1991-1993. [Sale advertisements for Sparrow Hill Farmhouse].
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 371.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1342575.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1987. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S3>Map: Waterman, T.. 1624. Map of Gressenhall.

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