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Statutory Address:

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Breckland (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TG 04830 12589


The following building shall be added to the list:-

MATTISHALL - TG al SW 2/10000 Clippings Green Farmhouse II Farmhouse. Circa late C16, extended in circa mid to late C17 and refaced in C18 or C19. Timber-framed faced in Flemish bond red brick. English bond brick at east end. Pantile roof with coped gable ends and exposed shaped rafter ends. Rendered brick axial stack and brick gable end stacks. Plan: Overall 4-room plan; the 2 centre rooms (hall left and parlour right) heated from back-to-back fireplaces in central axial stack; the service room on left now has a gable end stack. The right hand room was added in C17, possibly when the axial passage was formed at the back of the centre right hand room (parlour). Exterior: 2 storeys and attic. Asymmetrical 4-window range. C19 and C20 3- and 4-light casements with glazing bars, those on ground floor in segmental brick arched openings; those on first floor under eaves are smaller. C20 French casement to left of centre. East gable end has 4 unmoulded brick mullion 2-light windows with hoodmoulds. At rear various small casements, small brick 2-light window on left and C20 flat roof extension on right. West end has brick tumbling in gable and later single storey outbuilding. Interior: Hall has elaborately- moulded axial beam and bressummer to large brick fireplace with herringbone brick back. Parlour fireplace has moulded and brattished bressummer and chamfered axial ceiling beams and cross-beam with elaborate stops. Moulded 3-plank door to right hand room and exposed stud partition. Small west end room has chamfered axial beam and exposed joists and fireplace with timber lintel. Roof over C17 addition exposed in chamber has principals with large chamfered collar, exposed common rafters, wall-plate and joists set on the collar. Roof over original part said to be an C18 or early C19 butt- purlin replacement structure.

Listing NGR: TG0483012589


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 11 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/13828/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Durrant. Source Historic England Archive
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