Record Details

NHER Number:13127
Type of record:Building
Name:Church Gate Farmhouse, Reepham Road


An early 17th century and later red brick farmhouse, re-fronted in the 19th century, two storeys high with attics under a pantiled roof. The south front is of knapped and galleted flint with brick dressings and is five window bays wide. The second and fourth bays are slightly advanced and have steep stepped gables, the bay to the west having a doorway. The interior was extensively and thoroughly restored in the 19th century. To the northwest stands a small 18th and 19th century red brick barn and attached granary, now converted to residential use.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0889 2710
Map Sheet:TG02NE

Full description

January 1978. Visited.
East gable wall 17th century brick with two small blocked windows, but façade of flint with two stepped gables over doors and stepped gables at each end are 19th century.
No indication whether they preserve the original form.
E. Rose (NAU), 25 January 1978.

Second visit 1 February 1979, when a closer view of the west gable was possible, showed this also to be early 17th century with one small window remaining, and several larger blocked.
Steps on this gable could be original in part.
At rear (north), possible remains of a porch tower (distant view only). House is under restoration.
Also noted; some diaperwork.
A. Carter noted an unusual edge-halved scarf joint in the barn here. Mentioned in report on site NHER 24750.
His report for this building (S1) in file
E. Rose (NAU), 26 August 1988.

Listed building description 1987 (S2) dates to early 17th century with 19th century refronting; marks of alterations to windows. Barn is dated to 18th and 19th century.

Press cutting (S3) in file.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (16th Century to 21st Century - 1600 AD to 2100 AD)
  • 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.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 734.
---Photograph: 1978. Photographs of Churchgate Farm, Reepham Road, Wood Dalling. August.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Carter, A., et al.. 1988. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1051418.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2000. Listed large country house has own library. 25 October.

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