Record Details

NHER Number:13783
Type of record:Building
Name:Clippings Green Farm


This later 16th century timber framed house was extended in the 17th century in brickwork and again at a later date. The house is located inside a large medieval moat with an adjacent fishpond.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0485 1262
Map Sheet:TG01SW

Full description

Large moated site with fishpond.
House basically timber framed, later 16th century, extended in 17th century in brickwork, and later. Some unusual detailing.
See (S1) and (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 29 May 1992.

February 2003.
Moat only now evident to north, with enlargement into pond to northeast. Interior mown grass with some mature trees. Some scrub on banks. Moat waterfilled and clear. Moat was dredged several years ago, with spoil spread thinly around moat edges.
H. Paterson (A&E), 22 March 2003.

December 2003. Norfolk Historic Buildings Group Survey.
See (S3) in file - it comes to broadly the same conclusions but by different interpretation of details.
E. Rose (NLA), 30 April 2005.

December 2009. Barn and cartshed Listed Grade II.
Threshing barn and attached cart shed, 18th century, timber frame on a brick and flint plinth, with weather boarded exterior, clay daub to the internal walls, and pantiled roofs; the south wall to the cart shed is flint. Lean-to structures to the east and west elevations are of lesser interest.
See (S4) for further details.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 18 August 2010.

Monument Types

  • FISHPOND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CART SHED (17th Century to 21st Century - 1700 AD to 2100 AD)
  • THRESHING BARN (17th Century to 21st Century - 1700 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1991. [Sale advertisement for Clippings Green Farm, Mattishall]. 1 March.
---Photograph: Photographs of Clippings Green Farm and barn, Clippings Green, Mattishall. black and white.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Listing Notification. Notification. DNF2705.
---Photograph: FVL 26-35 Clippings Green Farm, Mattishall.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1992. Building Report.. Building Report. 30 November.
<S2>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
<S3>Unpublished Document: Forrest, R. & Hinton, I.. 2003. Clippings Green Farmhouse, Mattishall, Norfolk.

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