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Oaks Farmhouse, Woodton

Description: Oaks Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 227424

OS Grid Reference: TM2771295683
OS Grid Coordinates: 627712, 295683
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5114, 1.3543

Location: Springwood, Woodton, Norfolk NR35 2NE

Locality: Woodton
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR35 2NE

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Listing Text


2/77 Oaks Farmhouse
25.9.60 (previously listed
as Shortens Farmhouse)

- II*

House. C16 and C17, partly refaced in C18. Timber-frame and brick.
Pantile roof. C16 2-cell plan with C17 3-cell lobby entrance type plan
at right angles forming an L-shaped plan. South facade of 3 bays, 2
storeys. Ground floor of C18 brick with 2 C20 casements and a C20 plank
door. 3 C20 casements to first floor in rendered wall. C16 brick to
west gable return. Parapet gable with brick kneeler. Gable end stack.
West gable wall with polygonal angle turrets. 2 blocked lights to first
floor with chamfered reveals and remains of render in imitation of ashlar;
moulded brick pediments. Small inset panel to base of stack. Projecting
south from the east end of this range is a further 2 storey range. Its
west face has C18 brick to ground floor; rendered upper floor. One C20
casement to each floor. Gable end wall has a C20 casement to ground,
first and attic floors in original openings in C18 brick wall. C20 barge
board. Axial stack. Stair outshut, probably C19, to rear wall of this
range. Interior. C16 wing. Timber frame exposed. Brick stair beside
stack. 2 blocked windows in west gable, first floor, each have 2 4-
centred arch lights of moulded brick. Diamond mullion in north wall.
C17 wing. Ground floor room with ovolo moulded spine beam with bar stop.
2 service rooms with stud walling and doorways; cellar under one room.
Butt-purlin roofs with arched braces to C16 and C17 wings.

Listing NGR: TM2771295683

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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