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Description: The Old Farmhouse
Date Listed: 29 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 282384
OS Grid Reference: TM4846897496
OS Grid Coordinates: 648468, 297496
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5186, 1.6609
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SOMERLEYTON THE GREEN
TM 49 NE
4/33 The Old Farmhouse
Former farmhouse. C18 core, considerably altered c.1850 by John Thomas when
it was converted into a pair of estate cottages. Converted back to one
dwelling mid C20. Whitewashed brick with a roof of glazed pantiles.
Picturesque style. 1½ storeys. 3 windows, 2-light casements with leaded
lattice panes; segmental arches. The upper windows are gabled half-dormers.
The gable windows facing the green are mid C20 insertions in matching style.
Asymmetrical doorway with gabled timber porch and mid C20 door. Wavy
bargeboards to main gables. Internal stack with a group of 5 tall square
flues. The only older house to be incorporated in the model village of estate
workers' cottages built around the green for Sir Morton Peto to the designs of
Listing NGR: TM4846897496
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Source: English Heritage
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