Record Details

NHER Number:14006
Type of record:Building
Name:Old Manor Farm


Old Manor Farmhouse is a slightly L-shaped building. It is possible that the north gable dates to around 1600, and the west wing to slightly later, but the difference in brickwork may be due to the later alterations.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2705 2663
Map Sheet:TG22NE

Full description

Slightly L-shaped building; at east end of north front is a gable end facing north, bearing a straight gable over a large false window. Below, two pairs of pedimented windows, one on each floor. Across join with west wing is porch tower with shaped gable and two moulded string courses. Other north windows have been altered, but string course continues. Dentilled cornice. West gable shaped. Original chimney. Possibly north gable is around 1600 and west wing slightly later, but perhaps difference in brickwork is due to the later alterations, and whole is first half of 17th century. Large thatched barn (gable now replaced by corrugated iron), brick, and other outbuildings contemporary.
Estate agent's details in file.
Visited by E. Rose (NAU), 21 September 1978.

Monument Types

  • BARN (16th Century to 21st Century - 1600 AD? to 2100 AD)
  • HOUSE (16th Century to 21st Century - 1600 AD? to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • 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 687.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1990. [Sale advertisements for Old manor Farmhouse, Swanton Abbott].

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