COMPTON HALL FARM BARN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1153192

Date first listed: 09-Oct-1985

Statutory Address: COMPTON HALL FARM BARN, FAKENHAM ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: COMPTON HALL FARM BARN, 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 87007 35786

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History

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Details

TF 83 NE SOUTH CREAKE FAKENHAM ROAD (north)

2/51 Compton Hall Farm Barn.

G.V. II

Farm barn. C.1800. Attributable to Samuel Wyatt, architect, for the Holkham Estate. Flint, gault brick, red pantiles. 3 3-stead threshing barns end to end in one build of 9 bays. 2 storey external elevation. Each of 3 barns has tripartite elevation with central opposed cart entrances with brick rustica- tion, segmental arches with plastered tympanums supported by lintels over boarded cart doors. Flanking arched head windows with brick rusticated surrounds. First floor plat-band with round arch lunettes, all openings originally with brick honeycomb ventilation infill, many now blocked. Brick corbelled eaves with dentils. Brick rusticated end quoins. West gable has massive plinth dictated by sloping site. 3 storey elevation with ground, first and attic level plat-bands. One ground floor arched window, 2 upper round arched lunettes, all with original honeycomb brick ventilation infill, rusticated quoins. On axis with Compton Hall Farmhouse to south, enclosing north side of symmetrical model farm layout. See also Leicester Square Farm, South Creake (q.v.).

Listing NGR: TF8700735786

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 221635

Legacy System: LBS

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