Record Details

NHER Number:20147
Type of record:Building
Name:Church Farm House and farm buildings


This timber framed hall house was built on a flint plinth around 1500. There is a weatherboarded 18th century extension. Inside is a 19th century staircase and one four-centred arched service door. The crown post roof was mostly replaced in the 18th century. Farm buildings include a brick and timber framed barn dated to 1794 and an undated

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 0405 8602
Map Sheet:TM08NW

Full description

July 1958. Listed, Grade II.
Hall house around 1500. Timber framed, brick plinth; two storeys and attics. Door to original screens passage. Jettied hall with full height gabled cross wing. Brick west gable wall. 18th century window. Two 17th century ridge stacks 20th century east gable and extension and 18th century rear catslides. Cross wing studding exposed on first floor, gable head brick filled with one five light diamond mullioned window. Weatherboarded 18th century extension. Interior has 19th century staircase in screens passage. One four centred arched serviced door. 17th century reused bridging beam in hall. Originally a crown post roof, mostly replaced in 18th century. Crosswing retains single crownpost.
Information from (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 15 March 1984.

(S2) of an adjacent barn dated 1794 of brick and timber frame with original iron bolts in knee braces. Also an undated
E. Rose (NLA), 16 July 1993.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 452.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1342503.
<S2>Unpublished Document: UEA. 1987. UEA Historic Farm Building Survey..

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