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Description: Church Farm
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 229030
OS Grid Reference: TG1905208314
OS Grid Coordinates: 619052, 308314
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6284, 1.2353
TG 10 NE EARLHAM
GV Church Farm
Farmhouse, now University Staff Club. Early and later C17 with C16 core and later
alterations. Flint rubble and timber frame, rendered hipped pantile roof,
3-shafted red brick chimney. T-plan. Entrance front at right angles to street,
is a 3-window range of 2-storeys. Central door with 6 raised and fielded panels
has overlight with radial glazing bars in panelled reveals flanked by fluted
pilasters with a fluted frieze and small hood. Tripartite ground and first-
floor windows to right and left, smaller window above door, all with glazing bar
sashes in flush-fronted wooden frames. Modillion cornice. Projecting gable-
fronted wing to left has one first-floor window at the end of a 5-window range
facing the churchyard. Early C17 to left of axial stack, later C17 to right.
First floor jetty above flint rubble ground floor with mullioned and transomed
casements and red brick dressings. Traces of jambs for earlier windows. One
attic dormer with segmental head. Truncated later C17 north range concealed be-
hind C19 facade. Interior S. range C17 stencil decoration to S studs, correspond-
ing wallplate of N. wall. Wallplate: frieze of alternating tripartite vineleaf and
trefoil on black base. Studs: polychrome decoration of balusters and urne
some godrooned some with foliate and floral sprigs.
C17 door with rebated and flanking fielded panels, leading to c17 winder stair to
roof. Double butt purlin roof. 1st floor and attic ducks nest grates. North
range. Double butt purlin roof. Quartered column, to pedestal with rectilinear
strapwork decoration, incorporated in attic partition.
Listing NGR: TG1905208314
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Source: English Heritage
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