Record Details

NHER Number:41071
Type of record:Building
Name:Blackwater Farm

Summary

A 17th century farmhouse with substantial later alterations. An L-shaped pond to the northeast of the house could be the remains of a moat.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 09105 19927
Map Sheet:TG01NE
Parish:GREAT WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

July 1983. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
17th century and later house, much rebuilt. Colourwashed brick, pantile roof hipped to southeast. L plan. 2 storeys. Parapet gables, 19th to 20th century windows but west gable has large dripmoulded windows. Central stack to east wing; door opposite stack in south range in splayed internal angle. Some blocked openings.
Information from (S1).

Ordnance Survey map shows a pond paralleling the two ranges of the house but some distance to the northeast. Could this be a moat?
E. Rose (NLA), 4 January 2005.

(S2) in file states that the building stand son the “site of the old moot house for the village”. What is meant by this is not clear – could it be a misunderstanding of moat?
E. Rose (NLA), 26 June 2007.

Monument Types

  • MOAT (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

---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 488.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1076898.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989. Built on site of old moot house. 10 November.

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