|Type of record:||Building|
A 17th century farmhouse with substantial later alterations. An L-shaped pond to the northeast of the house could be the remains of a moat.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 09105 19927|
|Parish:||GREAT WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK|
July 1983. Listed, Grade II.
17th century and later house, much rebuilt. Colourwashed brick, pantile roof hipped to southeast. L plan. 2 storeys. Parapet gables, 19th to 20th century windows but west gable has large dripmoulded windows. Central stack to east wing; door opposite stack in south range in splayed internal angle. Some blocked openings.
Information from (S1).
Ordnance Survey map shows a pond paralleling the two ranges of the house but some distance to the northeast. Could this be a moat?
E. Rose (NLA), 4 January 2005.
(S2) in file states that the building stand son the “site of the old moot house for the village”. What is meant by this is not clear – could it be a misunderstanding of moat?
E. Rose (NLA), 26 June 2007.
- MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 488. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1076898. |
|<S2>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989. Built on site of old moot house. 10 November. |
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