Record Details

NHER Number:34081
Type of record:Building
Name:Littlebeck Farm

Summary

A 17th century timber framed and brick house, with an early 19th century extension. The house has a large central chimeny stack, built of brick in the 17th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 2881 9764
Map Sheet:TM29NE
Parish:BROOKE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
SOUTH NORFOLK

Full description

House, 17th century, enlarged 19th century.
Timber frame and brick.
Older part is 2 cell lobby entrance plan.
19th century wing 3 cell with brick facade and porch.
Massive central axial stack with dripmould, basically of 17th century brick.
Inside older part, timber frame exposed; elaborate stops to heavy beam; principal post carved with debased capital, respond probably later in imitation.
See (S1).
See also (S2), which refers to a moat of which there is no other mention.
E. Rose, (NLA) 25 November 1998

Monument Types

  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Unpublished Report: Brooke Society. 1980s. Littlebeck Farmhouse, Brooke. Brooke Society Report.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1051154.

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