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Church Farmhouse, Bawburgh

Description: Church Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 226405

OS Grid Reference: TG1531608666
OS Grid Coordinates: 615316, 308666
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6330, 1.1804

Location: Church Street, Bawburgh, Norfolk NR9 3LP

Locality: Bawburgh
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR9 3LP

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Listing Text

TG 1508
(north side)
Church Farmhouse
Late mediaeval and early C17. Flint, ashlar and brick rear wall. Other walls
all brick. C19 decorative plaintiled roof coverings. 2 storeys with attic.
Off-centre 2-storey porch an early addition. Mediaeval staged buttresses
with ashlar dressings along rear wall associated with 2 blocked pointed windows
with ashlar dressings and brick relieving arches. Angle buttresses at north
west corner. C17 window openings on facade with chamfered reveals and inserted
C19 mullioned and transomed frames. Small bricks in English bond. 3 wide
timber-framed attic gables. C19 extension to side probably replaces C17 out
shut. West gable rebuilt. 3 C17 polygonal chimneys on east gable. C17
external stack added to rear wall. Winding stair with facetted timber newel
opposite entrance : turned landing balusters in attic. Ogee stops on principal
beams and fireplace lintel. C17 roof with cambered collars staggered butt-
purlins, clasped purlins with reduced principals and intermediate ties.
Contemporary fireplace with shallow arched head in attic.

Listing NGR: TG1531608666

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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