Record Details

NHER Number:22028
Type of record:Building
Name:Lower Green Farmhouse

Summary

This mainly 18th century red brick and rendered timber frame farmhouse has a 17th century wing. The building has a thatched roof and inside there are open brick fireplaces with timber bressumers.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 4090 0585
Map Sheet:TG40NW
Parish:FREETHORPE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Lower Green Farmhouse.
Mainly 18th century but with 17th century wing. Red brick, and rendered timber frame. Two storeys formerly with attics; one storey to east, one and a half storeys to west. 18th century wing has south facade three windows, 20th century, and 19th century central door; pilasters set back at each end; brick plinth, string course on gables; blocked opening in east gable. West wing has brick plinth, timber frame and brick gable wall. Wallplate and sillbeam visible. Thatched roof. Chamfered axial beam with jewelled stops; double roof with 18th century knees bolted to principals, 18th century wing has ogee and nicked stops. Open brick fireplaces with timber bressumers. Roof of 18th century wing replaced 1980.
Information from (S1) 1985.
E. Rose (NAU), 11 December 1985.

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

---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. p 473.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.

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