Record Details

NHER Number:21853
Type of record:Building
Name:Church Farm, 83 to 85 The Street, Kettlestone


A post medieval farmhouse and associated buildings. The timber framed house was constructed during the 16th century with jetties at the first floor and attic levels. It has been altered on many occasions, there is a massive fireplace in one of the ground floor rooms and the brick west wing was added in about 1740. Attached to the north is a flint outbuilding. This was built around 1800, incorporating part of a 17th century cottage. The brick and flint barn also dates to about 1800. It has been converted into a house.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9669 3167
Map Sheet:TF93SE

Full description

No. 83.

October 1983. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description Excerpt:
"House. Mid C18. Red brick, red pantiled roof. 2 storey, 5 bay house with attics. Ground floor plinth and 4 sashes with glazing bars in flush wooden frames under flat rubbed brick arches. First-floor moulded brick plat-band and 5 sashes with glazing bars."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
P. Beers (HES), 13 September 2021.

No. 85 .

October 1983. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description Excerpt:
"House with cottage to north. C17. Plastered with brick dressings, red pantiled roof. 2 storey house with central stack suggesting earlier lobby entrance arrangement. 3 window, 2 door ground-floor. At south 2-light C19 casement with glazing bars, central mid C20 bow window and north C20 casement with glazing bars.”
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
P. Beers (HES), 28 September 2021.

Timber framed house probably 17th century with massive later fireplace inserted.
Flint building to north, mostly about 1800, incorporates part of 17th century cottage with painted text. West wing about 1740.
Large converted barn about 1800.
See report (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 24 October 1985.

Further work revealed jetties to south and east indicating a 16th century date.
See (S3) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 15 May 1986.

Geographic Position Update.
The mapped extent of this record has been amended [1].
P. Beers (HES), 05 October 2021.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1987. Building Report.. Building Report.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 581.
---Illustration: Rose, E.. Annotated architectural plans.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: CVV 0-2.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>XYDesignation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1049260 and 1373791. [Mapped features: #66838 No. 83, 1049260; #66839 No. 85, 1373791]
<S2>XYUnpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1985. Building Report.. Building Report. [Mapped feature: #66840 Barn, ]
<S3>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1986. Building Report.. Building Report.

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