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Guntons Farhouse, Garvestone

Description: Guntons Farhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 220822

OS Grid Reference: TG0162906868
OS Grid Coordinates: 601629, 306868
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6221, 0.9773

Location: Holl Lane, Garvestone, Norfolk NR9 4QX

Locality: Garvestone
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR9 4QX

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Listing Text

TG 00 NW
6/30 Guntons Farmhouse
- II*
Former manor house. Late C16 and later. Timberframe with brick gable-ends
and a replacement brick facade. Pantile roofs. 2 storeys with attic. C18
symmetrical facade of 3 bays at ground floor and 4 bays at first floor.
4 surviving 3-light mullion and transom casement windows beneath skewback
arches. 2 C20 windows in original openings and a central panelled door with
pedimented doorcase. Dentil cornice. Gable-ends in English bond with
internal stacks and some surviving 2- to 4-light C16 hollow-chamfered mullion
windows. Rear wall with a central timber framed stair outshut with a
Victorian triangular headed window. Later lean-to outshut and some C20 brick
facing. Interior. Timber frame of heavy scantling and high quality. Dogleg
staircase of solid treads to first floor. Newel stair to attic. Long gallery
at first floor clearly primary because arched braces spring from principal
studs rather than from wall posts. Clasped purlin and queen strut roof with
windbracing. Long gallery with a painted inscription probably of C16 date.

Listing NGR: TG0162906868

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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