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Leicester Square Farmhouse with Quadrant Wings Attached to North and South

A Grade II Listed Building in South Creake, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8684 / 52°52'6"N

Longitude: 0.7706 / 0°46'14"E

OS Eastings: 586581

OS Northings: 333692

OS Grid: TF865336

Mapcode National: GBR R6V.3ML

Mapcode Global: WHKPY.T53D

Entry Name: Leicester Square Farmhouse with Quadrant Wings Attached to North and South

Listing Date: 9 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153226

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221637

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 SE SOUTH CREAKE FAKENHAM ROAD (south)

5/53 Leicester Square
Farmhouse with quadrant
wings attached to
north and south.

II

Farmhouse with quadrant wings attached to north and south. 1793 by Samuel
Wyatt, architect, for the Leicester Estate. Gault brick mathematical tiles,
gault brick dressings, C20 pantile roof replacement. Central 2 storey 3 bay
house with single storey 4 bay quadrant wings. Garden front has rendered half
basement plinth with 2 semi-circular cast-iron fixed casements. 2 ground and
3 first floor sashes with glazing bars under flat rubbed brick arches. Central
entrance on 5 stone steps has Doric pilasters and pediment. 2 leaf part glazed
doors with glazed side lights. Central bay brought forward with eaves level
pediment with blank round arch centrepiece. Moulded brick cornices. Hipped
roof with 2 sashes. 2 bay north and south returns and one with removed
pediment. Quadrant wings to north and south have one surviving pedimented
and one removed pediment door architraves. To farmyard, 2 ground and 3 first
floor sashes with glazing bars, central door under pentice canopy. Returns
of quadrants to north and south naves. 3 Leicester Estate 3-light cast iron
fixed casements, boarded doors. 3 north and 2 south gault brick stacks. South
quadrant terminated by single storey red brick hipped roof game-larder, north
quadrant by rebuilt C20 balancing block. Courtyard enclosed by brick walls
swept at north and south, with rebuilt C20 piers at centre. Interior has well
staircase with first floor landing segmental arch with rosettes to intrados.
Forms centrepiece and west range of Leicester Estate model farm layout. See
also Compton Hall Farmhouse, South Creake (q.v.) J.M. Robinson The Wyatts,
an architectural dynasty (Oxford) 1979 p.257.


Listing NGR: TF8658133692

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