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Castell Farmhouse, Raveningham

Description: Castell Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 227123

OS Grid Reference: TM4054895573
OS Grid Coordinates: 640548, 295573
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5049, 1.5430

Location: Beccles Road, Raveningham, Norfolk NR14 6NX

Locality: Raveningham
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR14 6NX

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Listing Text

TM 49 NW
7/121 Castell Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse, C16 and later, restored mid C20. Timber framed with red brick
gables and additions; steeply pitched pantiled roof. Two storeys and attics,
L-shaped plan. Main facade to south-east; three widely spaced windows set
in exposed timber frame with colourwashed infill : 4-light casements with
Transoms. Polygonal brick angle shafts at gables. Lower storey partly under-
built in brickwork. Doorway off-centre to right with rectangular fanlight
over battened door. Jettied first floor structure. First floor casements
of 5 lights (centre) and 3 lights. Tension braces to studs. Off-centre
axial chimney stack with linked lozenge-shaped shafts; one shaft to north
with decorative brickwork on moulded base. South gable with tumbling at base
and internal chimney stack with lozenge-shaped shafts. Attic casement with
glazing bars in gable. North gable has polygonal angle shafts and a large
blocked ground floor window with a 6-light mullion and transom frame set in
a chamfered reveal with stuccoed ashlaring. Brickwork of gable in English
bond with diaper pattering. Red brick rear wing with segmental headed
casements and 2-light attic dormer on south-west. Catslide lean-to's in north
west angle and flat roofed tile-hung projection. Interior has bridging and
tie beams with large chamfers and broach stops; first floor joists with
stepped run-out chamfers.

Listing NGR: TM4054895573

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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