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Abbey Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Massingham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.775 / 52°46'30"N

Longitude: 0.6618 / 0°39'42"E

OS Eastings: 579649

OS Northings: 323037

OS Grid: TF796230

Mapcode National: GBR Q6K.04G

Mapcode Global: WHKQ9.4HFY

Entry Name: Abbey Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Last Amended: 13 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342391

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221888

Location: Great Massingham, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Great Massingham

Built-Up Area: Great Massingham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Great Massingham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 72 SE
3/20 Abbey Farmhouse
19.10.51. (formerly listed as
Abbey Farmhouse, barn
and Priory remains).


Farmhouse, incorporating fragments of Augustinian Priory of St. Mary and
St. Nicholas. Medieval and C18. Squared, coursed stucco render on stone rubble
and brick, slated roofs. 3 storeys, 5 bays. 3 ground floor sashes with glazing
bars, one 3 tripartite plate glass sash. 5 first and second floor sashes with
glazing bars. 2 end pilasters. Doric porch has 2 brick columns, 2 wooden antae,
wooden entablature, cornice and flat roof. Fine doorcase with 3 panel reveals
and 2 panel soffit, all raised and fielded, arched fanlight with glazing bars.
6 panel raised and fielded door. Wooden dentil eaves cornice. Shallow pitched
roof, hipped gables. 2 end, one ridge and one rear eaves stack. South gable
has one ground floor domestic scale pointed arch framed with second arch,
one first floor pointed arch door framed with second arch, one first floor
pointed arch door, suggesting south gable of domestic range of Priory. Massive
west side stack. North gable has set off buttress at west. Interior not seen.

Listing NGR: TF7964923037

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

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