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Leicester Square Farm Barn, South Creake

Description: Leicester Square Farm Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 221639

OS Grid Reference: TF8666833698
OS Grid Coordinates: 586668, 333698
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8684, 0.7719

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


5/55 Leicester Square Farm


Barn. 1793 by Samuel Wyatt for the Holkham Estate. English bond red brick,
gault brick dressings, red pantiled roof. 2 storey elevation, 9 bays.
Distinctive Neo-Classical style. East front has ground floor plinth. 6 honey-
comb brick ventilation windows under segmental brick soldier arches arranged
in single outer and paired centre bays. First floor gault brick plat-band
forming sill of 6 semi-circular rubbed brick arched Diocletian honeycomb brick
ventilation windows. 3 pedimented advanced opposed east and west cart entrances
with segmental arches and plastered typanums. Moulded gault brick cornices
and pediment, lead flashings. Dentil eaves cornice. North and south gables
mid-C20 rebuilding. Central ridge weathervane. West elevation now intact in
2 south-west end bays only, with mid C19 lean-to outshut additions to north
formerly repeated east. East range of symmetrical model farm layout.

Listing NGR: TF8666833698

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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