Church Farm

16 Aug 1999
Church Farm, Norwich, Norfolk
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TG 10 NE EARLHAM 3/278 26.2.54 GV Church Farm II Farmhouse, now University Staff Club. Early and later C17 with C16 core and later alterations. Flint rubble and timber frame, rendered hipped pantile roof, 3-shafted red brick chimney. T-plan. Entrance front at right angles to street, is a 3-window range of 2-storeys. Central door with 6 raised and fielded panels has overlight with radial glazing bars in panelled reveals flanked by fluted pilasters with a fluted frieze and small hood. Tripartite ground and first- floor windows to right and left, smaller window above door, all with glazing bar sashes in flush-fronted wooden frames. Modillion cornice. Projecting gable- fronted wing to left has one first-floor window at the end of a 5-window range facing the churchyard. Early C17 to left of axial stack, later C17 to right.

First floor jetty above flint rubble ground floor with mullioned and transomed casements and red brick dressings. Traces of jambs for earlier windows. One attic dormer with segmental head. Truncated later C17 north range concealed be- hind C19 facade. Interior S. range C17 stencil decoration to S studs, correspond- ing wallplate of N. wall. Wallplate: frieze of alternating tripartite vineleaf and trefoil on black base. Studs: polychrome decoration of balusters and urne some godrooned some with foliate and floral sprigs.

C17 door with rebated and flanking fielded panels, leading to c17 winder stair to roof. Double butt purlin roof. 1st floor and attic ducks nest grates. North range. Double butt purlin roof. Quartered column, to pedestal with rectilinear strapwork decoration, incorporated in attic partition.

Listing NGR: TG1905208314


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0683 IOE Records taken by Keith Erskine; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Keith Erskine. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Erskine, Keith

Rights Holder: Erskine, Keith


Brick, Flint, Pantile, Render, Rubble, Timber, Medieval Farmhouse, Tudor Domestic, Elizabethan Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, University, Education, Club, Recreational