Record Details

NHER Number:46209
Type of record:Building
Name:Warren Farmhouse


A mid 19th century flint and brick farmhouse on the Hilborough Estate. The house is built in the Gothic style with projecting octangonal turrets at each corner.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7939 0183
Map Sheet:TF70SE

Full description

October 1985. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description Excerpt:
"Farmhouse on Hilborough Hall estate. Dated 1845 in gault brick on north façade. Broken flint with gault brick dressings. Slate roof. Gothick style. Square in plan with projecting octagonal turrets at each corner and to the corners of the 2-storey porch. 2 storeys."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
S. Spooner (NLA), 12 September 2006. Amended E. McDonald (HES), 8 November 2019.

October 1995.
(S2) shows the boundaries of the warren still in existence but that no earthworks remain, and it is all arable, but that 'extensive ruins of the former warren lodge are preserved to the immediate southeast of the house'.
Information from K. Sussams (SAU).
E. Rose (NLA), 10 October 2006.

2008 - 2009. Breckland warrens field survey.
The farm is one of two rabbit warren lodges associated with the Gooderstone warren (NHER 54064) dating from 1370. The second lodge may have been in the north-west corner of the warren where a well is marked on the current ordnance survey map.
See (S3-4).
S. Howard (NLA), 12 May 2010.

Monument Types

  • ESTATE COTTAGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RABBIT WARREN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WARRENERS LODGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DATE STONE (19th Century to 21st Century - 1845 AD to 2100 AD)
  • FARMHOUSE (19th Century to 21st Century - 1845 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 401.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1077304.
<S2>Map: 1840. Tithe Award Map.
<S3>Unpublished Report: The Breckland Society. 2010. The Warrens of Breckland: A survey by The Breckland Society.. p 23.
<S4>Website: The Breckland Society. 2008. The Breckland Society Warrens Project..

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54064Part of: Medieval rabbit warren, Gooderstone (Monument)
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