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Breck Farm House, Thornage

Description: Breck Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 224118

OS Grid Reference: TG0467738336
OS Grid Coordinates: 604677, 338336
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9035, 1.0419

Location: A148, Thornage, Norfolk NR25 7JJ

Locality: Thornage
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR25 7JJ

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Listing Text

TG 03 NW
1/110 Breck Farm House

House, c1800, with earlier ranges to rear. Gault brick. Shallow pitched
hipped roof of black glazed pantiles. 3 windows. 2 storeys and cellar.
Moulded brick cap to shallow brick plinth. Wide moulded brick cornice.
Clasping brick pilasters. Sashes with glazing bars, 3 x 3 panes, stone sills,
skewback flat arches. Double leaved central door, margin lights to glazed
upper part. Classical doorcase: wide fluted tapering square pilasters;
Roman Doric entablature. Right hand return wall rendered. Left hand return
wall gault brick. Staircase outshut to rear. Interior: right hand room:
marble fireplace with square pilasters; semicircular headed iron grate with
cartouches to head and side incorporating bust; semicircular roller cinder
grate. Roll moulded arch at rear of central bay to staircase. Open string
dogleg staircase with winders, wreathed mahogany rail supported by bobbin
turned newel, square sectioned wood balusters. Cellar: some flint footings,
run out chamfer stops to beam. Rear: double width wing of 2 storeys beneath
asymmetrical roof with pantiles to south-west, black glazed pantiles to
north-east; north east facade continues right hand return of house, rendered
brick colourwashed and scored, one door, five casements mostly of 2 lights,
some leaded with pintle hinges. South-west facade: pebble -flint with C17
brick dressings. Upper wall raised in brick with coloured headers. 2 cells.
Central door. 3-light casements to ground floor with some leaded panes
and pintle hinges. Interior: central dividing wall once external. Large
paving tiles to south-west. Ogee and bar stopped chamfers to beams. Forms
a group with barn and cart shed.

Listing NGR: TG0467738336

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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