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Paradise Farmhouse, Stradsett

Description: Paradise Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 221516

OS Grid Reference: TF6715705808
OS Grid Coordinates: 567157, 305808
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6243, 0.4681

Location: Downham Road, Stradsett, Norfolk PE33 9HA

Locality: Stradsett
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE33 9HA

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Listing Text


5/42 Paradise Farmhouse

Farmhouse. 1600, altered C18 and probably reduced to present size. Carstone
with brick dressings and slate roof. South front of 2 storeys in 3 bays with
set-off at first floor. Central door under semi-circular arch and fanlight
of c.1850. One segmental-headed mid C19 sash right and left. 3 similar
sashes to first floor, the flanking windows in original ovolo moulded brick
architraves. Gabled roof with internal gable stacks. East gable wall with
2 set-offs. Octagonal stepped brick corner turrets on bell-based plinths
rise to moulded circular finials with ball caps. Central inscription plaque
beneath moulded pediment records construction of house by Francis Parlet in
1600. Second floor set-off emphasised by moulded string course. C18 tumbling
in gable head. West gable wall also with 2 set-offs and 3 early Cl9 casements
within original ovolo moulded brick surrounds. Tumbling in gable head, which
is entirely C18. To north early C19 extensions of one storey and attic.
Interior with copious display of moulded bridging beams : ovolo and hollow
chamfers, sometimes filleted and terminating in ogee stops.

Listing NGR: TF6715705808

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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