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Dove House Farmhouse, Potter Heigham

Description: Dove House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 April 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 224436

OS Grid Reference: TG4174419591
OS Grid Coordinates: 641744, 319591
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7199, 1.5782

Location: Dovehouse Lane, Potter Heigham, Norfolk NR29 5LJ

Locality: Potter Heigham
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR29 5LJ

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Listing Text

TG 41 NW
9/105 Dove House Farmhouse
- II

House, once a farmhouse. C16 origins, altered each century including C20.
Flint with brick dressings and thatched roof. Altered lobby entrance plan.
Flint plinth. 2 storeys and attic. South front has 2 doors (divided into
2 properties C19 and C20) under segmental heads. To left of each a large
C16 window opening blocked for C18 window, blocked again and further reduced
to accommodate 2 late C19 casements. 4 casements to first floor, 2 C18, 2
C20. Gabled roof with ridge stack over left door. West gable re-uses ashlar
quoins. Gable head parapeted. Ecclesiastical grotesque used as kneeler.
East gable rebuilt. Rear has full length C19 brick and corrugated tile
outshut pierced by C20 windows. Above are 3 C20 casements to first floor
of main block. Interior. One 3-light hollow mullioned window on ground floor
looks into C19 outshut on north side. Fireplace in eastern ground floor room
under cambered bressummer bearing coat of arms and re-used ecclesiastical
jamb on one side. Roll moulded-bridging beam in ceiling. Doorway next to
fireplace with decorated lintel and hollow and roll moulded jamb. Winder
staircase by stack : C20 stairs but in circular C16 well. Early C18 roof
of principals, 2 tiers staggered butt purlins and collars.

Listing NGR: TG4174419591

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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