Record Details

NHER Number:29005
Type of record:Building
Name:No Name Farmhouse or Florence Farm

Summary

A post medieval farmhouse, with a 17th century 'tower' block, with an 18th century wing attached. The 'tower' may have been attached to an earlier, timber framed building.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 4400 1306
Map Sheet:TG41SW
Parish:FLEGGBURGH, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

December 1987. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Farmhouse. Late C17 with C18 additions. Brick with pantiled roof. C17 block roughly square in plan and of 2 storeys and dormer attic. North gable has early C20 casement to ground floor, a-blocked first floor window and an unglazed C20 attic window. East side stands on brick plinth course. Blocked central ground floor window. First floor sash window in C17 architrave of brick in form of flanking pilasters. Gabled roof. Southern internal gable end stack. South gable has lean-to outshut against it. 2 blocked first floor windows in moulded brick C17 architraves. Platband above eaves line. Interior greatly altered. Roof of tie beams, one tier butt purlins and collars. Against west wall is C18 wing. one storey and dormer attic. North side has 3 windows and 2 doors, all renewed. Gabled roof with 3 gabled dormers, the central one blocked. 2 ridge stacks.
Information from (S1).
H. Mellor (HES), 26 June 2017/

Remarkably ornate early 17th century tower house apparently added to an older, perhaps timber framed building; the latter since replaced in the 18th to 19th centuries in three stages.
See (S1) and (S2).
E. Rose (NLA) 16 May 1994.

(S1) dates the 'tower' block to the late 17th century. The first floor has an elaborate 17th century window, with a moulded brick architrave and pilasters.

Monument Types

  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 419.
---Photograph: Photographic record of Florence Farm Fleggburgh. Print.
---Photograph: Photograph of No Name Farmhouse or Florence Farm, Fleggburgh, Great Yarmouth. Black & white.
---Recording Form: Heywood, S. 1994. Norfolk County Council Site Visit Record - No Name Farmhouse or Florence Farm, Fleggburgh.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1152228.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1994. Building Report.. Building Report.

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