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Compton Hall Farm Barn, South Creake

Description: Compton Hall Farm Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 221635

OS Grid Reference: TF8700735786
OS Grid Coordinates: 587007, 335786
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8870, 0.7781

Location: South Creake, Norfolk NR21 9PB

Locality: South Creake
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR21 9PB

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Listing Text


2/51 Compton Hall Farm


Farm barn. C.1800. Attributable to Samuel Wyatt, architect, for the Holkham
Estate. Flint, gault brick, red pantiles. 3 3-stead threshing barns end to
end in one build of 9 bays. 2 storey external elevation. Each of 3 barns has
tripartite elevation with central opposed cart entrances with brick rustica-
tion, segmental arches with plastered tympanums supported by lintels over
boarded cart doors. Flanking arched head windows with brick rusticated
surrounds. First floor plat-band with round arch lunettes, all openings
originally with brick honeycomb ventilation infill, many now blocked. Brick
corbelled eaves with dentils. Brick rusticated end quoins. West gable has
massive plinth dictated by sloping site. 3 storey elevation with ground, first
and attic level plat-bands. One ground floor arched window, 2 upper round
arched lunettes, all with original honeycomb brick ventilation infill,
rusticated quoins. On axis with Compton Hall Farmhouse to south, enclosing
north side of symmetrical model farm layout. See also Leicester Square Farm,
South Creake (q.v.).

Listing NGR: TF8700735786

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Source: English Heritage

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