Record Details

NHER Number:34492
Type of record:Building
Name:Eel Farm

Summary

This timber framed hall house dates to the 14th or 15th century. It has a standard three cell plan. The remains of the ornate queenpost roof are still smoke blackened from when the hall was heated by a fire with no chimney. The chimney stack and upper floor were inserted in the early 17th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 0495 9155
Map Sheet:TM09SW
Parish:OLD BUCKENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Timber framed hall house 14th /15th century. Standard three cell plan, service doors remain sunken below ground level. Remains of ornate queenpost roof, smoke blakened. Stack and upper floor inserted in early 17th century but external walls remain original throughout; good quality upper fireplace. Solar remains without access from later upper floor.
See (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 2 October 1999.

Monument Types

  • HALL HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (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

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 1999. Building Report..

Related records - none

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