Record Details

NHER Number:11573
Type of record:Building
Name:Manor House


The Manor House was built around 1700. It has an L-shaped plan with an additional two storey pile at the rear.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4116 0498
Map Sheet:TG40SW

Full description

September 1976. Visit. Manor House.
Group of buildings on the boundary of both six inch maps (S1) centred on grid reference.
House of around 1700 in attractive setting behind pond. Facade ivy covered, but rear has suggestions of 17th century style, though with Georgian doorcase. Barn has two projecting wings at each end; brick, Flemish bond, thatched, tie beams with arched brackets, original herringbone brick floor. Lean to additions with pantiled roofs. Other contemporary farm buildings.
E. Rose (NAU), 22 September 1976.

(S2) 1985 describes as L plan, two storeys and attics, additional two storey pile at rear. Five bay west facade with offcentre porch to south. Windows late; 19th century slatted dairy windows to north. Early 18th century mullioned and transomed window at rear. Axial stack west wing, end stack east wing, axial and end stacks southeast wing. Dated to 18th century.
Information from (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 11 December 1985.

December 2010. Planning Application.
See (S3).
Z. Dack (HES), 18 January 2011.

See also (S4) which describes the building and its interior in detail.
A. Cattermole (HES), 15 June 2011.

See also NHER 55702, NHER 55703 and NHER 55704 for details of barn, cartshed and stock house formerly recorded under this number.
A. Cattermole (HES), 15 June 2011.

Monument Types

  • AISLED BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MANOR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---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 473.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1997. Family home is to a manor re-born. 25 July.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey, First Edition, 6 Inch. 1879-1886. Ordnance Survey 1st Edition 6 inch map..
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1051453.
<S3>Unpublished Document: 2011. Planning Application.
<S4>Unpublished Document: Edwards, P.. 2010. The Manor House, Freethorpe, Norfolk. Assessment of Architectural and Historic Significance..

Related records

MNO6172Related to: Barn 27 metres east of Manor House The Green FREETHORPE (Revoked)
55702Related to: Barn at Manor House (Building)
MNO6169Related to: Cartshed 21 metres S of Manor Farm The Green FREETHORPE (Revoked)
55703Related to: Cartshed at Manor House (Building)
MNO6166Related to: Stock House approx 47 m south of the Manor House The Green FREETHORPE (Revoked)
55704Related to: Stockhouse at Manor House (Building)

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