Record Details

NHER Number:19782
Type of record:Building
Name:Several's Grange

Summary

This mid 19th century house and barn was built by the noted eccentric W. Philippo. It is two storeys high and has a façade of three bays, and is constructed of red brick. There is a coat of arms over the door with an inscription indicating the first owner's claimed descent from the standard bearer at Agincourt. There is also a red brick barn of three steads with terracotta busts as kneelers and stone heads on the apex.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0083 2891
Map Sheet:TG02NW
Parish:WOOD NORTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1984. Listed, Grade II.
Mid 19th century house and barn built by noted eccentric W. Philippo (compare Philippo Farm, Barney (Site 19773)). Formerly dated 1854. Façade of three bays, two storeys in red brick. Over door a coat of arms with inscription THE ARMORIAL BEARINGS OF W S PHILIPPO ESQ - J Blyth sc(ulptor) Fakenham - AGINCOURT - LIBERTY AND FRATERNITY (he claimed descent from the standard bearer at Agincourt).
Red brick barn of three steads has terracotta busts as kneelers and stone heads on apex marked 'Billy' (William Norris, squire of Wood Norton) and 'Jacob' (Lord Hastings of Melton Constable).
Information from (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 1 December 1983.

Monument Types

  • BARN (19th Century to 21st Century - 1830 AD? to 2100 AD)
  • HOUSE (19th Century to 21st Century - 1830 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.
---Photograph: Photograph of Severals Grange Farm Barn, Wood Norton. Black & white.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1049200.

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