Record Details

NHER Number:9297
Type of record:Building
Name:Church Farm House


Medieval or post-medieval house with a medieval rear wall, or large amounts of reused medieval stone in the rear wall. It has 17th century style windows.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1531 0867
Map Sheet:TG10NE

Full description

Old Rectory. Visit.
South front three storeys including attic windows in gables; four bays on lower storeys, three bays of gables positioned unequally to facade. All have been originally 'long-low' 17th century types, now with taller windows inserted. Two storey porch occupies one bay, upper window altered and doorway pedimented; benches in wall inside, two groups of three octagonal chimneys - one group in line, other L-shaped. North wall (with later extensions) is flint with brick patches; flint and stone buttresses.
Dated to 14th century by R.R. Clarke (NCM), certainly medieval.
E. Rose (NAU), 13 October 1976.

Listing 1983 (S1) notes two blocked pointed windows in medieval wall with brick relieving arches. Spiral stair opposite entrance with turned balusters in attic. 17th century roof. Contemporary fireplace.
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Unpublished Document: Carter, A.. 1987. Building Survey.
---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 196.
---Unpublished Report: Kelly, G. I. 1988. Church Farmhouse Bawburgh. A History.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Bawburgh.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2017. History in the making. 19 May.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1050779.

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