Record Details

NHER Number:40772
Type of record:Building
Name:Venney Farm Barns

Summary

This group of former stables and sheds was once part of a much larger complex that has now been demolished. It was built around 1800 to 1820 in an unusual fashion with brick relieving arches. This is an important example of this construction technique.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 56643 97494
Map Sheet:TL59NE
Parish:HILGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Group of former stables and sheds, part of a much larger complex now demolished. Built around 1800 to 1820 in an unusual fashion with brick relieving arches. An important example of this means of construction and of the type of brick.
See (S1) and (S2).
Brick sample in Rural Life Museum, Gressenhall.
E. Rose (NLA), 14 September 2004.

Monument Types

  • CART SHED (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STABLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Document: Hastings, M.. 2004. Letters. Re Venney Farm, Hundred Foot Bank, Welney. July and August.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 2004. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Photograph: Hastings, M.. 2004. Stock and Stable yard at Venney Farm, Hundred Foot Bank, Welney.

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