Record Details

NHER Number:3240
Type of record:Building
Name:Burgh Hall and barn, Burgh Parva

Summary

A complex brick and flint building with many different phases. The north to south block is the earliest part of the building, and it is dated 1575. In the 17th century an extra storey was added and the house was extended to the south. In about 1700 the east wing was added, and the nearby brick barn was also built in the early 18th century. The north block was added in the 1820s or 1830s, and is very plain with large windows and brick pilasters. A medieval green-glazed jug handle was found beneath the courtyard in 1985.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0433 3330
Map Sheet:TG03SW
Parish:MELTON CONSTABLE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

House dated 1575 with much reused medieval stone and conglomerate presumably from church; gable-stack plan but single storey (with attics?). Heightened and extended in 17th century with east extension; east wing about 1700 and barn 1708; north wing about 1820 with link blocks and porch.
See (S1) in lile.
E. Rose (NAU) 4 March 1985.

1985.
Medieval grimston handle found.
See file.
E. Rose (NAU) 19 February 1986.

Details and photos in file.

December 2010. Planning Application.
See (S1).
Z. Dack (HES), 18 January 2011.

Monument Types

  • BARN (16th Century to 21st Century - 1575 AD to 2100 AD)
  • GREAT HOUSE (16th Century to 21st Century - 1575 AD to 2100 AD)
  • HOUSE (16th Century to 21st Century - 1575 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: Cozens-Hardy, B. 1961. Some Norfolk Halls. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXII pp 163-208. p 173.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1986. Sale advertisement. 27 June.
---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1373810.
---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1985. Building Report.. Building Report.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 03 SW 1.
---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 418.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Melton Constable.
---Photograph: CQW 2-15.
<S1>Unpublished Document: 2011. Planning Application.

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