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Severals Grange, Wood Norton

Description: Severals Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 224032

OS Grid Reference: TG0084828898
OS Grid Coordinates: 600848, 328898
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8202, 0.9793

Locality: Wood Norton
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR20 5BL

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Listing Text


6/120 Severals Grange.


Farmhouse. Mid C19. Red brick, red pantiled roof. 2 storey, 3 bay house.
2 ground and 3 first floor sashes with glazing bars under central 6 panel
door, all openings under flat rubbed brick arches. Built by William Skinner
Phillipo, an independently minded and free thinking farmer, opponent of land-
lords and the Game Laws; his initials WP and the date (1854 reported but now
missing) form purlin irons on east gable. Brick dentil eaves cornice, battle-
mented parapets, 2 end stacks. Over the door a mock coat of arms in statuary
marble with inscription "The Armorial bearings of W.S. Phillipo Esq" signed
"J Blyth sc(ulptor) Fakenham" with "Agincourt" and "Liberty and Fraternity".
He claimed descent from Henry V's standard bearer at the battle of Agincourt
(1415) and from Matthias de Phillipeaux at the battle of Hastings (1066) see
W.S. Phillipo "Armorial bearings of Phillipo"(c,1875). He also built barns
here and at Phillipo's Farm, Barney, Fulmodeston.

Listing NGR: TG0084828898

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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