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Kirstead House Farmhouse, Kirstead

Description: Kirstead House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 227380

OS Grid Reference: TM2921498107
OS Grid Coordinates: 629214, 298107
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5326, 1.3781

Location: Church Road, Kirstead, Norfolk NR15 1ES

Locality: Kirstead
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR15 1ES

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Listing Text


2/35 Kirstead House

- II

House. Dated 1654 RMW in plaster to overmantle in upper room; C19 addition
to east; outshuts to south. Timber-frame, partly brick-clad; brick
extension. Glazed black pantile roof. 3 bay lobby-entrance type plan with
2-bay C19 addition. Facade of 2 storeys, 4 bays; 2 C19 bays to left, with
shallower-pitched roof than the adjoining range, has sash window with
glazing bars to ground floor; to its right a door of 6 raised and fielded
panels, with panelled reveals; fluted pilasters and fascia, plain cornice.
Sash window to first floor and blind window over door; sawtooth dentil
eaves cornice; axial stack. Sash window to left hand bay of C17 range with
a casement to its right. Similar fenestration to first floor. Walling
to right not brick-clad. Off-centre axial stack. Interior. Kitchen to
centre bay with C17 bench built into wall. Heavy chamfer to transverse
beam; 2 small, unheated, rooms in services end bay, behind timber-framed
partition with later doors. One of these small rooms has an elaborate plaster
ceiling with stylised rose to centre, laurel-wreath garland encircling it,
and angels heads and wings in the spandrels. In C19 range, a stone flagged
entrance hall and staircase with stick balusters. C17 roof with clasp
purlins and curved wind-braces.

Listing NGR: TM2921498107

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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