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Priory Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Fritton and St. Olaves, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5385 / 52°32'18"N

Longitude: 1.624 / 1°37'26"E

OS Eastings: 645854

OS Northings: 299576

OS Grid: TM458995

Mapcode National: GBR YRZ.WZ0

Mapcode Global: VHM66.3GDB

Entry Name: Priory Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 November 1954

Last Amended: 15 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172320

English Heritage Legacy ID: 227762

Location: Fritton and St. Olaves, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31

County: Norfolk

District: Great Yarmouth

Civil Parish: Fritton and St. Olaves

Built-Up Area: St Olaves

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Herringfleet St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

FRITTON ST. OLAVES BECCLES ROAD
TM 49 NE
(north side)
10/27 Priory Farmhouse
27.11.54 (formerly listed as Priory
Farmhouse and barn and in
G.V. II Herringfleet CP)

Farmhouse. 2 builds. Southern brick and tile block of early C19, altered
late C20. Northern brick and flint block of post-Reformation origins on earlier
monastic site re-using material from St. Olave's Priory. Greatly altered 1986.
Thatched roof. C16 block of 2 storeys. East side entered through arched
moulded brick doorway with hood mould, set to left. Similar blocked doorway
once existed to right. C20 door in doorway. Central 3-light casement of 1986.
2 similar 2-light casements to first floor. Gabled roof. C20 one storey gabled
brick extension to north. West side faced with brick. Ground floor French
windows to right and 2 2-light first floor windows, all of 1986. Many bricks
are re-used medieval material. 2 bridging beams survive in interior, otherwise
entirely C20. C19 block of 2 storeys. Gabled roof with central ridge stack.
C20 casements and doorways at predictable intervals. This block abuts the
2 surviving rooms of Jerningham's house north of St. Olaves Priory refectory.
Sir Henry Jerningham purchased the priory at the Dissolution.


Listing NGR: TM4585499576

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