Record Details

NHER Number:12235
Type of record:Building
Name:Manor House Farm House

Summary

A complex timber framed building, which was probably originally a medieval hall house, with upper floors and a stack inserted in about 1600. During the 17th and 18th centuries the house was altered and extended. The house is said locally to stand on a medieval manorial site.

Images

  • Manor Farm House, a complex timber framed building.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6102 0135
Map Sheet:TF60SW
Parish:DENVER, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Complex building, said locally to be a manorial site.
Possibly began as a two cell hall house, floored with stack of about 1600.
Grand extension with chimney, possible garderobe, and cellar also of about 1600, may be contemporary with flooring. Inserted staircase in mid 17th century style postdates this work.
Extension at other end in 18th century.
19th century alterations.
See (S1) and (S2).
E. Rose (NLA) 4 November 1996.

Monument Types

  • HALL HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MANOR (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

---Photograph: HMP 29-36.
---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 281.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E. (NLA). 1996. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.

Related records - none

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