COMPTON HALL FARMHOUSE WITH EAST AND WEST SCREEN WALLS ATTACHED

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1153154

Date first listed: 09-Oct-1985

Statutory Address: COMPTON HALL FARMHOUSE WITH EAST AND WEST SCREEN WALLS ATTACHED, FAKENHAM ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: COMPTON HALL FARMHOUSE WITH EAST AND WEST SCREEN WALLS ATTACHED, FAKENHAM ROAD

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

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: South Creake

National Grid Reference: TF 86996 35709

Summary

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History

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Details

TF 83 NE SOUTH CREAKE FAKENHAM ROAD (north)

2/49 Compton Hall Farmhouse with east and west screen walls attached.

II

Farmhouse. C.1800. Attributable to Samuel Wyatt, architect, for the Holkham Estate. Stucco rendered gault brick, black glazed pantiled roofs. 2 storeys, 5 windows, centrepiece of symmetrical model farm layout. South front refaced late C19 has advanced 3 bay centre, recessed single bay wings, returned as 3 bay houses to east and west designed for separate occupation. Centre has 2 ground and 2 first floor tripartite windows, 3 sashes of same width, all late C19 plate glass. Central first floor window has 2 leaf French doors with single light margins. All first floor windows have blind boxes. Central richly detailed late C19 doorcase has half columns with capitals, margin lights and rectangular over-door, 6 panel raised and fielded door. Console brackets support canopy with Greek detail cast iron balcony, late C19. Outer single ground and first floor plate glass sashes. Dentil eaves cornice. Low pitched hipped roof with 2 gault brick stacks. 3 bay east and west returns have central arched headed fan-light doors. Flanking symmetrical screen walls, to east with hipped 2 storey tower, formerly end bay of demolished wing to north, with swept wall with pier and roundel at east. To west screen ends in balancing 2 storey tower forming end bay of extant stable range (q.v.). See also Leicester Square Farmhouse, South Creake (q.v.).

Listing NGR: TF8699635709

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Legacy System number: 221633

Legacy System: LBS

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