Record Details

NHER Number:36513
Type of record:Building
Name:Beach Farm


A farmhouse and associated buildings. The farmhouse is 18th century, L shaped in colourwashed brick. The three stead thatched brick barn is mid 18th century, even though it has a reset datestone of 1670. A further barn is timber with brick gable walls and is early 18th century. The thatched brick and flint stable block, which is mid 18th century, is now a garage.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4083 2801
Map Sheet:TG42NW

Full description

Listed farmstead.
House is 18th century red brick, L plan, lobby entrance.
Three stead brick barn with opposed threshing doors bears datestone 1670 but this is reset, barn is mid 18th century.
Second barn of timber with brick gable walls. Timber walls have straight bracing; arched braces to tiebeams; two tiers of butt purlins and collars with arched windbracing. Early 18th century.
Stables, now garage, brick and flint with thatch.
Details from (S1).
Seen only in passing.
E. Rose (NLA), 14 September 2001.

Monument Types

  • BARN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FARM (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STABLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BARN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 585.
---Photograph: Photographic record of Beach Farm Lessingham. Print.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.

Related records - none

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