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Sparrow Green Farmhouse, Gressenhall

Description: Sparrow Green Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 220766

OS Grid Reference: TF9496514721
OS Grid Coordinates: 594965, 314721
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6951, 0.8837

Location: Gressenhall, Norfolk NR19 2QL

Locality: Gressenhall
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR19 2QL

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Listing Text


5/19 Sparrow Green Farmhouse

- II

Former farmhouse. Probably late C16 with a late C17 brick facing. C20
alterations. Timber frame faced with brick except for parts of side wing.
Pantile roofs. Central porch and single forward - projecting side wing
suggesting an intended E plan. 2 storeys with attic. Central 2-storey porch
with rebuilt gable. Semicircular headed entrance contained within a
rectangular opening with chamfered reveals. Part glazed semicircular headed
panelled door. Sash window with glazing bars above. Chamfered reveals of
original long mullion window still visible to sides. 4 symmetrically
positioned late C20 4-light casement windows of discordant design. 2
fossilized skewback arches. Side wing with a returned crow-stepped brick
gable-end with stack. Small ovolo-moulded 2-light mullion window in southern
return of gable-end. Rendered timber frame to first floor of facade. 2
3-light late C20 windows, 2 doorways and one re-used 7-light mullion window.
Small gabled dormer window. Rear gable-end with apparent tie and arched
brace. One 5-light mullion window to rear of main block. Blind sloping
dormer behind stack probably accommodating stair. Central axial stack to
main block and front gable-end stack to side wing. Later lean-tos to rear.

Listing NGR: TF9496514721

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Source: English Heritage

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