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Orchard Farmhouse, Gayton

Description: Orchard Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 221959

OS Grid Reference: TF7276319389
OS Grid Coordinates: 572763, 319389
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7445, 0.5580

Location: Orchard Road, Gayton, Norfolk PE32 1PA

Locality: Gayton
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE32 1PA

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Listing Text

TF 71 NW
6/27 Orchard Farmhouse
House, former farmhouse, late C18 and C17. C18 range to road of chalk with
gault brick dressings, flint base, hipped slate roof. 1 bay, 2 storeys.
French window with flanking lights under wide skew back arch, flush sash with
glazing bars above; left return to west with flush sashes with glazing bars
to ground floor and to stair at first floor left, blank opening to first
floor; right return with flush sash to ground floor, inserted sash first floor
right. North face of brick dressed flint. Low C17 range attached to rear:
flint, some galletted with carstone, carstone, brick dressings, pantile roof,
upper walls raised; chimney bay with cell to either side, additional cell
to north; massive axial stack of gault brick below, red brick above. Facade
to west: doorway to chimney bay with rustic gabled porch, boarded door;
windows inserted c.1982, 3-light casements either side of doorway, 2-light
casement to right, all under segmental heads, 4 casement dormers. Bay to
north in flint with some dressed limestone quoins, low blocked opening; blocked
attic opening to north return. East facade with doorways to left and
casements to right of cells flanking chimney bay; 2 dormers of c.1982.
Interior: single rooms to ground and first floor of C18 part with reeded
window frames and reeded surround to ceilings; duck's nest grates, that to
first floor with silhouette of George III and one other. C17 range with
large central stack of 5cm bricks, 2 fire places with canted interiors; ogee
stopped tie beams, ceiling joists renewed.

Listing NGR: TF7276319389

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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