Record Details

NHER Number:41127
Type of record:Building
Name:Hall Farm Cottages, Houghton Lane


Hall Farm Cottages are a pair of semi-detached cottages with a single storey porch-like structure at the front. They were constructed around 1803 by W. Donthorne, and are an important and almost unaltered example of his work.

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Documents/files/web pages


Grid Reference:TF 86181 04376
Map Sheet:TF80SE

Full description

Pair of semi-detached cottages by W. Donthorne (a famous if neglected architect) around 1830, an important example of his work almost unaltered.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 29 January 2005.

September 2006. Building survey.
Pair of two storey semi detached cottages with a single storey porch-like structure at the front (west) side.
See (S2).
J. Allen (NLA), 11 October 2006.

Restoration revealed that the apparent blocked porches were in fact surrounds to ovens, disguised in this way.
See (S3).
D. Holburn (HES), 21 September 2011.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1830 AD? to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: KWQ 15-17.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E. (NLA). 2005. Building Report..
<S2>Unpublished document: Brennan, R.. 2006. Hall Farm Cottage, South Pickenham, Norfolk. Historic Building Record..
<S3>Article in serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 2007. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk in 2006. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLV Pt II pp 261-273. p 270.

Related records

MNO11766Related to: Pair of cottages on side road SOUTH PICKENHAM (Revoked)

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