Record Details

NHER Number:16969
Type of record:Building
Name:Manor Farm

Summary

This farm dates to the post medieval period. The brick and flint farmhouse was built in 1588. A northern extension was constructed during the 18th century and an upper floor was added in the main house around 1820. There are several 18th/19th century barns and one of possible 16th century date.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 379 297
Map Sheet:TG32NE
Parish:HAPPISBURGH, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Large house of 1588 (possibly incorporating older wall). Top storey added about 1820. 18th to 19th century extensions.
There are several 18th/19th century barns and one of possible 16th century date.
For full details see report (S1) in file.
Newspaper cutting (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 19 January 1981.

1987. Under restoration.
The original house had an attic floor above the upper level; the subsequent addition of the Georgian upper floor raised the pitch of the roof rather than adding to the total height of the building.
See (S3) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 16 November 1987.

Monument Types

  • MANOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BARN (15th Century to 21st Century - 1500 AD to 2100 AD)
  • MANOR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FARMHOUSE (16th Century to 21st Century - 1588 AD to 2100 AD)
  • BARN (17th Century to 21st Century - 1700 AD to 2100 AD)
  • BARN (17th Century to 21st Century - 1700 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. pp 541-542.
---Photograph: 1990. Photographs of Manor Farm Barn, Hapisburgh. Colour.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1981. Building Report. Building Report.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1986. Elizabethan home near the coast. 2 January.
<S3>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1987. Building Report.. Building Report.

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