Record Details

NHER Number:37142
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Lower or Green Farm


The site of a farmstead consisting of a 17th century and later farmhouse, an early 19th century barn and a 19th century stable. All the buildings were demolished in about 2003.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4058 1829
Map Sheet:TG41NW

Full description

House with ornate mid 17th century parlour block probably added to an older house that was replaced in about 1700 and heightened in 19th century.
Barn 1830s, encapsulates one truss of medieval timber framed barn; plinth partly of granite.
Stable, 19th century, intact fittings for heavy horses.
Building Protection Order applied for.
See (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 29 May 2002.

Application for listing refused.
E. Rose (NLA), 11 October 2002.

June 2003. Building Survey.
Recording of buildings prior to their subsequent demolition [1].
Author suggests whole building dates from around 1780 with outshut added in about 1850; the moulded ceiling he suggests is a 19th century copy [2] fitting the existing house and inserted in about 1930 from a demolished country house [3].
See report (S2) for further details. See also (S3) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 13 September 2005. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 13 May 2015.

Monument Types

  • TIMBER FRAMED BARN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • 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)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 2002. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Unpublished Contractor Report: Wilson, Dr. W. D. 2003. Archaeological Record of Lower Green Farm, Fritton Road, Ludham, Norfolk. Stead Mutton Associates.
<S3>Unpublished Document: Ward, A. ,Dr.. 2002. English Heritage Inspector's Advice Print.

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