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Priory Farmhouse, Fritton and St Olaves

Description: Priory Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 227762

OS Grid Reference: TM4585499576
OS Grid Coordinates: 645854, 299576
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5385, 1.6240

Location: A143, Fritton, Norfolk NR31 9HE

Locality: Fritton and St Olaves
Local Authority: Great Yarmouth Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR31 9HE

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Listing Text

TM 49 NE
(north side)
10/27 Priory Farmhouse
27.11.54 (formerly listed as Priory
Farmhouse and barn and in
G.V. II Herringfleet CP)

Farmhouse. 2 builds. Southern brick and tile block of early C19, altered
late C20. Northern brick and flint block of post-Reformation origins on earlier
monastic site re-using material from St. Olave's Priory. Greatly altered 1986.
Thatched roof. C16 block of 2 storeys. East side entered through arched
moulded brick doorway with hood mould, set to left. Similar blocked doorway
once existed to right. C20 door in doorway. Central 3-light casement of 1986.
2 similar 2-light casements to first floor. Gabled roof. C20 one storey gabled
brick extension to north. West side faced with brick. Ground floor French
windows to right and 2 2-light first floor windows, all of 1986. Many bricks
are re-used medieval material. 2 bridging beams survive in interior, otherwise
entirely C20. C19 block of 2 storeys. Gabled roof with central ridge stack.
C20 casements and doorways at predictable intervals. This block abuts the
2 surviving rooms of Jerningham's house north of St. Olaves Priory refectory.
Sir Henry Jerningham purchased the priory at the Dissolution.

Listing NGR: TM4585499576

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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