Record Details

NHER Number:14050
Type of record:Building
Name:Oaks Farm (formerly Nobb's Farm and Shorten's Farm)


This L-shaped house has a timber frame that was partially replaced in brick during the 18th and 20th centuries. One wing has a fine brick gable wall, apparently of 16th century date. The main block has three-cells and two storeys with a lobby entrance plan. This very ornate early 17th century house is notable because it exists in such an isolated location.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 2770 9568
Map Sheet:TM29NE

Full description

L-shaped house, timber frame part replaced in 18th and 20th century brick. One wing has fine brick gable wall, apparently 16th century. Main block is three-cell two storey and attic timber framed house on lobby entrance plan, very ornate, early 17th century. Notable house for such an isolated site.
See report (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NLA) 14 May 1996.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 AD to 2100 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1170906.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 29 NE 15.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 786.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E. (NLA). 1996. Building Report.. Building Report.

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