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Lower Farm, Whissonsett

Description: Lower Farm

Grade: DL
Date Listed: 14 June 1984
Date Delisted: 18 August 2006
English Heritage Building ID: 220514

OS Grid Reference: TF9191223725
OS Grid Coordinates: 591912, 323725
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7770, 0.8438

Location: New Road, Whissonsett, Norfolk NR20 5TA

Locality: Whissonsett
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR20 5TA

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Listing Text

The following building was de-listed on 18th August 2006.


164/4/58 NEW ROAD
14-JUN-84 (East side)
Lower Farm

Farmhouse. C17, re-faced and re-roofed in C18, refurbished and added to
in early C19. Brick, flint with brick dressings to rear outshut and pantile
roof. 2 storeys. Eastern half of main block with symmetrical facade of
3 bays with 2 early C19 tripartite sash windows with glazing bars beneath
skewback arches with cambered soffits. 3 early C20 gabled half dormers above
with plate glass sashes. Central panelled front door with simple pilaster
doorcase. Platband and dentil cornice. Platband stops for no apparent reason
at about 10 feet from west gable-end. Panelled door to western half of facade
with a simple gabled porch and a C18 3-light window above with metal casement
and horizontal glazing bars. Simple C19 2-light ground floor window beneath
skewback arch with cambered soffit. West gable-end with C17 gable and rear
pitch of C18 gable fossilized both with tumbling-in. C17 English bond brick-
work. Early C19 continuous lean-to-beneath catslide roof. Varied fene-
stration with one large tripartite sash window with glazing bars. Principal -
stack off-centre and axial with 2 angled shafts partly obscured by later
additions. Further axial and gable-end stacks. Central room has apparent
beams with barred chamfer stops to bridging and common joists. Early C19
room to rear with an unusual reeded plaster cornice and a reeded door archi-
trave with corner paterae.

Listing NGR: TF9191223725

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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