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Friary Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Blakeney, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.9552 / 52°57'18"N

Longitude: 1.0236 / 1°1'24"E

OS Eastings: 603199

OS Northings: 344039

OS Grid: TG031440

Mapcode National: GBR T8P.MMF

Mapcode Global: WHLQM.PZMB

Entry Name: Friary Farmhouse

Listing Date: 6 March 1959

Last Amended: 15 February 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253063

English Heritage Legacy ID: 222865

Location: Blakeney, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR25

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Blakeney

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Blakeney St Nicholas with St Mary and St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(North Side)

Friary Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
Friary Farmhouse
TG 04 SW 1/12 6.3.59


House incorporating remains of Carmelite Friary founded in 1296, chuch consecrated
in 1302. Gift of Maud de Roos, wife of W. de Roos who distinguished himself in
the Crusades and was knighted and granted land at Cley and Blakeney. The house
as it stands is probably mainly C17 with datestone on west side: "1667 T.R.I".
Flint and brick with some stone quoins. Pantile roof with brick coping to gable
ends. Two storeys and attic. L-shaped on plan. mainly modern metal-frame casements
and some sashes with glazing bars. Incoporates medieval walling, a buttress,
various blocked openings, fragments of window surrounds and stonework including
a re-used carved kneeler on south-west gable with coat of arms. Modern accretions
on east side. Wing on south-east probably C17, and later, one storey and attic.

Listing NGR: TG0319944039

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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