Record Details

NHER Number:19784
Type of record:Building
Name:Potash Farm House

Summary

A timber framed building, dating from the 16th century, with 19th century alterations.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 085 896
Map Sheet:TM08NE
Parish:BANHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

February 1984. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Farmhouse. Late 16th century and later. Timber framed with brick and wattle and daub infill. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys and attic in cross wing. Pantiled outshut to left. Main range with early 19th century sash window retaining glazing bars below 18th century casement. 20th century porch to left of renewed casement in cross wing. 18th century casement above. Wing and main range gabled; the former with drip shelf at eaves, bargeboards and attic casement; the latter with off centre ridge stack repaired 1979. South gable head weatherboarded with external stack. West front has twin gables with bargeboards and mid 19th century sashes. Similar windows to main range. Lounge has chamfered and tongue stopped beams. Arched braces to tie beams in roof.
Information from (S1).

Monument Types

  • 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.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 192.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1077562.

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