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Quaker Farmhouse, Wramplingham

Description: Quaker Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 226570

OS Grid Reference: TG1150306512
OS Grid Coordinates: 611503, 306512
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6152, 1.1228

Location: Wramplingham, Norfolk NR18 0RU

Locality: Wramplingham
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR18 0RU

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Listing Text


4/96 Quaker Farmhouse

29.11.59 II*

Farmhouse. 1643 in vitrified headers on north gable-end. Rendered and underbuilt
timber frame with wall posts and wall plates apparent. Returned brick gable-ends and
modern plaintiled roof. 2 storeys with attic and a 3-bay frame. Ovolo and ogee
moulded central doorframe with large stops. Original fenestration with 4 5-light
ovolo-moulded mullion and transom frames with metal casements. 2 gabled dormers with
one original 3-light window. Narrow protective plaintiled lean-to roof at first floor
level along full length of facade. Small windows with rectangular hood-moulds on
gable-ends - mainly blocked. Crow-stepped gables and gable-end stacks with paired
octagonal shafts. Original 2-newel stair opposite entrance. Ovolo-moulded beams
with barred and ogee stops. Original doors consisting of 3 rebated planks clasping
2 very narrow fielded planks. Unusual clasped purlin roof without reduced principals;
cambered collars, straight wind braces and a ridge beam. House believed to have
served as a Quaker meeting house in the late C17.

Listing NGR: TG1150306512

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Source: English Heritage

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