Record Details

NHER Number:44200
Type of record:Building
Name:Hall Farm Barn or Home Farm Barn

Summary

A mid 18th century red brick barn with attached ranges to the east and west forming courtyards. The north façade has a central pedimented gable on the same axis as the gable on Hall Farmhouse. The barn may have been designed by William Kent.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 78712 27806
Map Sheet:TF72NE
Parish:HOUGHTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1953. Listed, Grade II.
Farm barn with ranges attached to east and west forming courtyards.
Mid 18th century, attributable to William Kent.
Red brick, red pantiled roofs. 2 storey gabled central barn, single storey hipped roof stable ranges. North facade has central pedimented gable on axis with pedimented gable of Hall Farmhouse. 2 inserted 20th century corrugated iron east doors, one first floor 3-light fixed casement. Verged pediment gable, cornice eaves returns. Single storey range to west has single boarded door and 2 3-light fixed casements, to east single boarded door, one 2-light opening casement with glazing bars, one inserted 19th century segmental arched casement. An example of Kent style farm architecture. Not marked in block plan in (S1).
Information from (S2).
A. Cattermole (NLA) 23 March 2006

Monument Types

  • BARN (18th Century to 21st Century - 1750 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<S1>Publication: Ware, I.. 1750. Plans, Elevations and Sections of Houghton (1735).
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1077791.

Related records

12561Part of: Hall Farm, now known as Home Farm (Building)

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