Record Details

NHER Number:41070
Type of record:Building
Name:Church Cottages or Church Farm Cottages


A range of late 17th century cottages with substantial later alterations. In 2011 a watching brief to the south of 1 Church Cottage revealed a substantial ditch of probably medieval date, which may be the precursor to the church boundary and/or roadway. An area of unmarked graves associated with the church (NHER 7474) were also discovered close to the south-west corner of the cottage. See NHER 55427 for further details.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 10348 20081
Map Sheet:TG12SW

Full description

May 1961. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Range of late 17th century cottages, much altered. Colourwashed brick, pantiled roof hipped to east. U-plan of two storeys. Tumbled parapet gables. Windows 19th to 20th century. Stacks at gables and offcentre in main range. Fragments of pilasters and string courses. Gabled wing to north has moulded brick cornice.
Information from (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 4 January 2005.

January 2011. Watching brief.
The flint and mortar foundations of the cottage confirm observations that the rear of the building has seen various phases of alterations and extensions. Sunken steps to a blocked doorway were also revealed in the south-east corner of the cottage. See NHER 55427 for further details.
See (S2).
S. Howard (HES), 8 April 2011.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1169117.
<S2>Unpublished Contractor Report: Emery, G. 2011. Archaeological monitoring at No. 1 Church Farm Cottage, Great Witchingham, Norfolk. Norvic Archaeology. 11.

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