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Church Farmhouse, Rollesby

Description: Church Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 227710

OS Grid Reference: TG4470315717
OS Grid Coordinates: 644703, 315717
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6838, 1.6190

Location: Fleggburgh Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk NR29 5HH

Locality: Rollesby
Local Authority: Great Yarmouth Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR29 5HH

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Listing Text

TG 41 NW
(east side)
4/40 Church Farmhouse
20.2.52 (formerly listed as Church
or Manor Farmhouse and barns)


Farmhouse, divided into 2 properties mid C20. Late C16. Brick with thatched
roofs. T plan, the cross wing placed to the north. West front of 2 storeys
on plinth course. 2 doors in main range, that to left within moulded C16
timber surround. The door is planked and is protected by flat leaded hood.
Door to right is C20 under hood on brackets. Entire facade decorated with
brick diamond diaper in burnt headers. One 3-light C18 casement between doors
and a C20 sash window to right of elevation. Blocked window under hood mould
to left of C16 door. A further, similar, blocked window to right of door.
3 first floor 2 and 3-light casements of C18 and a mezzanine window lighting
staircase, all in reduced openings. Gabled roof with rebuilt ridge stack over
right-hand door and external gable end stack to south. This has flue rebuilt
C20. In south gable a blocked ovolo mullioned first floor window under hood
on labels. A diagonal sloping buttress supports wall. Rear of main block
of 2 storeys and dormer attic. Kitchen outshut under catslide roof abuts
cross wing, and, to its left, is a C20 outshut. To first floor are 2 2-light
C18 casements, one of which partially blocks a 4-light ovolo mullioned window.
2 dormers in roof under eyebrow thatching. West side of gabled cross wing
with burnt brick diaper. 2 C20 casements to ground floor and one each to
first floor and attic, all in reduced openings. Gable head on moulded
kneelers. North return of cross wing boasts 2 large stepped external stacks.
Western stack with rebuilt flue, eastern one completely rebuilt mid C20 in
common with wall to its left and eastern gable of this wing. Interior largely
simple and altered. Doorway into ground floor cross wing has roll moulded
jambs on tall bases. Similar door at rear into scullery. In south part of
house a lobby entrance plan in evidence. Bridging beams here and to first
floor are chamfered and with run-out stops. C16 plank back door. Roof of
main range : tie beams, 2 tiers butt purlins, collars and straight windbracing.
Cross wing roof similar but with some curved windbracing.

Listing NGR: TG4470315717

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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