Record Details

NHER Number:25153
Type of record:Building
Name:Home Farm, North Burlingham


An early 17th century brick house with 20th century alterations. An important early 18th century wall painting was discovered in a bedroom in 1989, depicting a repeating lantern pattern and angels.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3617 1033
Map Sheet:TG31SE

Full description

Marked on (S1) as Old Manor House.
(S2) describes as early 17th century, much altered 20th century.
Brick, thatched roof with later pantiled wing.
Two storeys and attic, L-plan plus later wing.
South elevation has corner pilasters, three windows and off centre door.
Parapet gables with massive stack at west gable and small off centre axial stack.
Brickwork of east wall may replace timber frame between gable returns.
North gable with platband and moulded eaves, internal stack.
18th century wall painting exposed on bedroom wall in 1989, see (S3).The painting was a frieze with a lantern motif, and putti, or angels.
E. Rose (NAU) 21 March 1989.

May 1989.
Permission granted to remove wall painting.
E. Rose (NAU)

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MANOR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • WALL PAINTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Publication: 1989. Prudential Gazette. April.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 420.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---*Rolled Plan: Large Plan Exists.
---Newspaper Article: Prudeutidle Gazette. 1989. A rare slice of history. April.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1152869.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989. Priceless mural was under wall plaster. 17 March.

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