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Friary Farmhouse, Blakeney

Description: Friary Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 222865

OS Grid Reference: TG0319944039
OS Grid Coordinates: 603199, 344039
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9552, 1.0236

Location: Blakeney, Norfolk NR25 7NW

Locality: Blakeney
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR25 7NW

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Listing Text

(North Side)

Friary Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
Friary Farmhouse
TG 04 SW 1/12 6.3.59


House incorporating remains of Carmelite Friary founded in 1296, chuch consecrated
in 1302. Gift of Maud de Roos, wife of W. de Roos who distinguished himself in
the Crusades and was knighted and granted land at Cley and Blakeney. The house
as it stands is probably mainly C17 with datestone on west side: "1667 T.R.I".
Flint and brick with some stone quoins. Pantile roof with brick coping to gable
ends. Two storeys and attic. L-shaped on plan. mainly modern metal-frame casements
and some sashes with glazing bars. Incoporates medieval walling, a buttress,
various blocked openings, fragments of window surrounds and stonework including
a re-used carved kneeler on south-west gable with coat of arms. Modern accretions
on east side. Wing on south-east probably C17, and later, one storey and attic.

Listing NGR: TG0319944039

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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