Record Details

NHER Number:20141
Type of record:Building
Name:Chequers Farm

Summary

A mid 16th century timber framed house, with later alterations. Original wall paintings of a dog, possibly part of a larger hunting scene, have been found inside the house.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 0755 8959
Map Sheet:TM08NE
Parish:BANHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Timber framed house with contemporary outbuilding, published in (S1) as around 1575; but could well be older, around 1540. Wall paintings of a dog and a hunting scene have been found.
E. Rose (NAU) 12 March 1984.

See report in file, (S2).

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • WALL PAINTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Article in Serial: Hewitt, C. 1970. Some East Anglian Prototypes for early timber houses in America. Post-Medieval Archaeology. Vol III (for 1969), pp 100-121. pp 101-102.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1987. Building Report.. Building Report.

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