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Carpenter's Yard Barn, Houghton

Description: Carpenter's Yard Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 221598

OS Grid Reference: TF7892828380
OS Grid Coordinates: 578928, 328380
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8232, 0.6541

Location: Houghton, Norfolk PE31 6TZ

Locality: Houghton
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE31 6TZ

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Listing Text


6/15 Carpenter's
Yard Barn


Barn. Mid C18 in the William Kent style. Flemish bond red brick, smut
pantiles. 2 storey Greek cross plan with single storey infilling wings forming
rectangle. West front has 2 storey gabled centre with 2 ground floor segmental
arched boarded window openings. Central entrance bay recessed under
semi-circular arch with boarded infilling has segmental arched boarded door.
First floor platband. Pedimented gable with moulded base and verges, central
brick round arched oculus. Angles of Greek cross plan have single storey ranges
with roofs hipped at angles. To north 2 segmental arched windows and central
segmental arched door to north and south ranges. Each facade shares largely
the same details with variations in the windows. Some moulded brick cornices
surviving. West range partly unroofed. Appears as block plan in Isaac Ware
Plans. Houghton (1735) 1750 edition.

Listing NGR: TF7892828380

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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