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Compton Hall Farm Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in South Creake, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.887 / 52°53'13"N

Longitude: 0.7781 / 0°46'41"E

OS Eastings: 587007

OS Northings: 335786

OS Grid: TF870357

Mapcode National: GBR R6G.ZG5

Mapcode Global: WHKPR.XPPM

Entry Name: Compton Hall Farm Barn

Listing Date: 9 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153192

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221635

Location: South Creake, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, NR21

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: South Creake

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Creake South St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 83 NE SOUTH CREAKE FAKENHAM ROAD (north)

2/51 Compton Hall Farm
Barn.

G.V. II

Farm barn. C.1800. Attributable to Samuel Wyatt, architect, for the Holkham
Estate. Flint, gault brick, red pantiles. 3 3-stead threshing barns end to
end in one build of 9 bays. 2 storey external elevation. Each of 3 barns has
tripartite elevation with central opposed cart entrances with brick rustica-
tion, segmental arches with plastered tympanums supported by lintels over
boarded cart doors. Flanking arched head windows with brick rusticated
surrounds. First floor plat-band with round arch lunettes, all openings
originally with brick honeycomb ventilation infill, many now blocked. Brick
corbelled eaves with dentils. Brick rusticated end quoins. West gable has
massive plinth dictated by sloping site. 3 storey elevation with ground, first
and attic level plat-bands. One ground floor arched window, 2 upper round
arched lunettes, all with original honeycomb brick ventilation infill,
rusticated quoins. On axis with Compton Hall Farmhouse to south, enclosing
north side of symmetrical model farm layout. See also Leicester Square Farm,
South Creake (q.v.).


Listing NGR: TF8700735786

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