Record Details

NHER Number:21679
Type of record:Building
Name:Manor Farm


A late 18th century farmhouse with 19th century details, of brick with a slate roof. It is two storeys high with a six bayed façade, and a two storeyed 19th century range to the rear. To the west of the farmhouse is a complex of late 19th century buildings, including a two storey granary complete with an intact steam powered threshing machine.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6544 0362
Map Sheet:TF60SE

Full description

House is late 18th century with mid 19th century details; brick and slate.
Two storeys and six bays, centre two project under pediment.
String course between storeys.
Gothick doorcase left of centre.
Moulded brick eaves cornice with pediment containing circular attic window, two storeyed mid 19th century rear range.
To west, complex of buildings of 1881.
Two storey granary, rest single storey all in gault brick.
Gable ends decorated, gabled louvres on byres and stables.
King post and strut roofs.
Steam threshing machinery survives intact in granary.
Listed (S1) as particularly fine and complete example of Victorian advanced farm.
Information from (S1).
E. Rose (NAU) 23 August 1985.

Architects plans (S2) (1993) in file.

Monument Types

  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GRANARY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STABLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF6503 F-L.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TF 6503Y - AA.
---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 274.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
<S2>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.

Related records

MNO2921Related to: Complex of Farm Buildings W of Manor Farmhouse CRIMPLESHAM (Revoked)

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