Record Details

NHER Number:14966
Type of record:Building
Name:Church Farmhouse


A late 16th century brick and thatched farmhouse with 18th and 20th century alterations that is now divided into two dwellings. The house has a door with a 16th century moulded timber surround and original ovolo moulded windows. The whole façade of the house is decorated with chequered brickwork.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 447 157
Map Sheet:TG41NW

Full description

See NHER 55889, NHER 55890 and NHER 55891 for barns formerly recorded under this number.

23 May 1979. Visit. E. Rose (NAU) 23 May 1979.
Large L-shaped house, brick, 2 storeys with extra storey in gable on foot of L, i.e. at north end of west facade. Diaperwork. Plinth along base. Windows all altered; one small blocked, with hoodmould on ground floor upper windows were longer; those in gable wall much larger. Two chimneystacks against north wall.
Illegible plaque over one door (house now divided into two).
E. Rose (NAU) 15 September 1986.

The farmhouse is Listed as 16th century, T plan rather than L. Left hand doorway is 16th century with original door. Blocked ovolo mullioned window in south gable first floor with hoodmould, similar window at rear cut by 18th century window. Lobby entrance plan. Main roof with straight windbracing, crosswing with curved windbracing.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 6 January 1991.

See file for (S2) and (S3).

Monument Types

  • FARMHOUSE (16th Century to 21st Century - 1550 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 649.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1987. Conversion. 1 July.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
<S2>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.

Related records

55890Related to: Aisled barn 35m south-west of Church Farmhouse (Building)
55889Related to: Barn 15m north-east of Church Farmhouse (Building)
MNO3370Related to: Barn 35 metres SW of Church Farmhouse ROLLESBY (Revoked)
55891Related to: Barn 50m south-west of Church Farmhouse (Building)
MNO3381Related to: Barn 50m SW of Church Farmhouse ROLLESBY (Revoked)

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