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Church Farm House, Grimston

Description: Church Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 221965

OS Grid Reference: TF7211622096
OS Grid Coordinates: 572116, 322096
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7690, 0.5498

Location: B1153, Grimston, Norfolk PE32 1BG

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

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Listing Text

TF 72 SW
(east side)
2/33 Church Farm House (formerly
19-10-51 listed as Rectory Farmhouse)
Farmhouse, C17 core with later additions. Carstone with brick dressings.
Roof rebuilt with renewed pantiles and raised gable parapet. T shaped with
lower additions to west of crosswing, 2 storeys and attics. East facade with
wide single bay to left, crosswing to right; left bay of roughly coursed
galletted carstone, brick capped plinth, brick quoins, south end internal
stack; ground floor with late C20 inserted French windows with glazing bars;
first floor with one blocked retangular opening and one inserted window with
glazing bars to right. Forward wing to right with gable facings east, facing
of small carstone; enlarged 2-light casement to ground floor with glazing bars,
sash to first floor, both with remains of C17 surround, small 2-light window
to attic with pintle hinges, chamfered brick surround and square hood mould.
South return with brick capped plinth, lower walls ungalletted, upper walls
incorporate some flint; 2 small blocked lights to ground floor, C20 window
in C17 surround to first floor left. Right return of crosswing to north, 3
bays; attached porch and loggia lean-to of no special interest; ground floor
with late C19 3-light casement; first floor with 3 openings, blocked to left,
renewed to centre, double leaded glazed casement with pintle hinges to right.
Rear of main range as to east, 2 flush sashes each with glazing bars to upper
part, lean-to porch to left of 1985. South return of crosswing with blocked
attic window to left, casement with glazing bars to left. West gable of
crosswing with attached lower wing in 3 parts. South facade: lower 2 storey
single bay attached to crosswing, flint and brick with sawtooth cornice,
pantiles, clunch and brick headers to lower facade, C20 3-light casement to
ground floor, blocked doorway to left; first floor with flush sash with glazing
abrs, blocked attic window to south. Attached lower range of 1½ storeys, 1
bay and older chimney bay; facade of brick headers and varied stone, upper
part galletted, corrugated tiles. Chimney bay with vertical join, lower
part of carstone, upper part raised of flint and brick headers. Chimney bay
gable to south: carstone rubble, steep gable of single storey raised to 1½
storeys, height and pitch of roof subsequently reduced and stack rendered;
stone plaque to gable dated 1779.

Listing NGR: TF7211622096

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Source: English Heritage

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