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Whitehouse Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Grimston, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7633 / 52°45'47"N

Longitude: 0.5515 / 0°33'5"E

OS Eastings: 572250

OS Northings: 321464

OS Grid: TF722214

Mapcode National: GBR P52.N8M

Mapcode Global: WHKQ7.FSTY

Entry Name: Whitehouse Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168959

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221964

Location: Grimston, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Grimston

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

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Listing Text

GRIMSTON ELDER LANE
TF 72 SW
2/32 Whitehouse Farmhouse
II
Farmhouse, late C16, altered C18. Colourwashed, mainly clunch with some
carstone, brick dressings. Blue glazed pantiles, gable parapets, end internal
stacks, central axial stack. 4 bays, 2 storeys and attic, western part of
range raised from 1½ storeys, timber frame enclosed, re-roofed at shallower
pitch C18. Principal facade to south: full height vertical join between bays
3 and 4; gardrobe chute in flint and brick to left angle; doorway between
bays 2 and 3 with open pediment and panelled reveals, 6 panelled door with
upper two panels glazed. Varied and altered fenestration: casements to bay
1, fixed window to ground floor and 6 paned sash to first floor of bay 2,
third bay with first floor casement only, fourth bay with 6 paned flush
sashes; third and fourth bay with windows to eaves. Left return to west:
brick plinth, rendered brick and flint, clunch above eaves, 2 small openings
to chimney bay stair left and to first floor right. Windowless addition to
left in English bond and pantiles, stack to west wall. Facade to north:
carstone and flint plinth, walls of flint carstone and brick, decorative brick
cornice; 2 bay 2 storey forward wing to bay 4 with doorway to right of left
return. Varied and altered fenestration: bay 1 with part glazed door, doorway
with C18 brick jambs and flat arch, renewed 3-light casement above; bay 2
with flush sash with glazing bars to ground floor, 3-light casement to first
floor; bay 3 with blocked doorway left, 3-light casements to ground and first
floor; fourth bay with doorway having gabled canopy to left, forward wing
to right. Interior: 8 bay 3 tier butt purlin roof with principal rafters of
oak, rafters in split pine. Internal walls in clunch, west gable raised;
attic floor to west lower than present eaves, 34cm oak boards. Western two
cells: Principal beams and window lintels with bar stopped chamfered beams,
large ceiling joists; west gable end fire place having massive beam above,
salt hole to left, encased staircase to right; first floor with timber uprights
and rails encased or removed, partition wall between bays 3 and 4 timber
studded with wavy braces, moulded beam to gable end fire place. Door to stair
with wide boards and splayed hinges.


Listing NGR: TF7225021464

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