Description: Church Cottage
Date Listed: 14 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 284048
OS Grid Reference: TL9101576556
OS Grid Coordinates: 591015, 276556
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3538, 0.8034
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TL 97 NW FAKENHAM MAGNA THETFORD ROAD (WEST SIDE)
2/71 Church Cottage
House. Early C17. 1½ storeys: 2-cell plan. Timber-framed and plastered
with black glazed pantiled roof. Internal chimney-stack with saw-tooth
chimney. Late C19 casement windows with horizontal bars. 2 gabled dormers.
Single-storey C19 extension on north in brick and flint, with glazed pantiled
roof. The mother of Robert Bloomfield (1766-1823), the rural poet who wrote
'The Farmer's Boy' and other poems, was born in this house.
Listing NGR: TL9101576556
Source: English Heritage
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