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Kirstead House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirstead, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5326 / 52°31'57"N

Longitude: 1.3781 / 1°22'41"E

OS Eastings: 629214

OS Northings: 298107

OS Grid: TM292981

Mapcode National: GBR WK1.77R

Mapcode Global: VHL8L.TLXW

Entry Name: Kirstead House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 February 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170567

English Heritage Legacy ID: 227380

Location: Kirstead, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR15

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Kirstead

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Kirstead St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


2/35 Kirstead House

- II

House. Dated 1654 RMW in plaster to overmantle in upper room; C19 addition
to east; outshuts to south. Timber-frame, partly brick-clad; brick
extension. Glazed black pantile roof. 3 bay lobby-entrance type plan with
2-bay C19 addition. Facade of 2 storeys, 4 bays; 2 C19 bays to left, with
shallower-pitched roof than the adjoining range, has sash window with
glazing bars to ground floor; to its right a door of 6 raised and fielded
panels, with panelled reveals; fluted pilasters and fascia, plain cornice.
Sash window to first floor and blind window over door; sawtooth dentil
eaves cornice; axial stack. Sash window to left hand bay of C17 range with
a casement to its right. Similar fenestration to first floor. Walling
to right not brick-clad. Off-centre axial stack. Interior. Kitchen to
centre bay with C17 bench built into wall. Heavy chamfer to transverse
beam; 2 small, unheated, rooms in services end bay, behind timber-framed
partition with later doors. One of these small rooms has an elaborate plaster
ceiling with stylised rose to centre, laurel-wreath garland encircling it,
and angels heads and wings in the spandrels. In C19 range, a stone flagged
entrance hall and staircase with stick balusters. C17 roof with clasp
purlins and curved wind-braces.

Listing NGR: TM2921498107

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