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Elder Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Grimston, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7626 / 52°45'45"N

Longitude: 0.552 / 0°33'7"E

OS Eastings: 572291

OS Northings: 321390

OS Grid: TF722213

Mapcode National: GBR P52.VSL

Mapcode Global: WHKQ7.GT3G

Entry Name: Elder Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342400

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221963

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
2/31 Elder Farm House
II
Farmhouse, c.1600 with additions. Wing dated 1648, carstone and brick stone
dressings, pantile roof with gable parapets. L shaped. 3 bays 2 storeys.
Principal facade to south: rendered with rendered platband, central classical
doorway having stone pilasters; 2 3-light casements to ground floor, 3 2-light
casements to first floor; end internal stacks, shaft to west rebuilt; brick
lean-to to west with bullseye. Return to east of galletted carstone rubble,
platband with dentil courses above and below. North facade: carstone and
brick colourwashed, platband continued from east return, limestone quoins
to east; chimney bay to east; forward wing of 1½ storeys and 2 bays to third
bay; ground floor with tripartite sash to bay 1, 6 panelled door canopy to
bay 2 with canopy. First floor with inscribed sash to chimney bay, flush
sash with glazing bars to bay 1, flush sash with glazing bars and semi-circular
head to bay 2. Forward wing to bay 3 of carstone with some clunch brick
dressings, east return of varied colourwashed materials, inserted window;
north gable of galletted carstone rubble, inserted attic window, stone dated
1644 at apex; west return with 2-light casement to first floor one leaded,
one with glazing bars. Interior: central cell with stone floor, open string
stair with wreathed hand rail, with ovolo moulded bar-stopped cross beams.
East and central bays with bar-stopped cross beam, those to ground and first
floor of east bay with ovolo mouldings.


Listing NGR: TF7229121390

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