LEICESTER SQUARE FARMHOUSE WITH QUADRANT WINGS ATTACHED TO NORTH AND SOUTH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1153226

Date first listed: 09-Oct-1985

Statutory Address: LEICESTER SQUARE FARMHOUSE WITH QUADRANT WINGS ATTACHED TO NORTH AND SOUTH, FAKENHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: LEICESTER SQUARE FARMHOUSE WITH QUADRANT WINGS ATTACHED TO NORTH AND SOUTH, 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 86581 33692

Summary

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History

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Details

TF 83 SE SOUTH CREAKE FAKENHAM ROAD (south)

5/53 Leicester Square Farmhouse with quadrant wings attached to north and south.

II

Farmhouse with quadrant wings attached to north and south. 1793 by Samuel Wyatt, architect, for the Leicester Estate. Gault brick mathematical tiles, gault brick dressings, C20 pantile roof replacement. Central 2 storey 3 bay house with single storey 4 bay quadrant wings. Garden front has rendered half basement plinth with 2 semi-circular cast-iron fixed casements. 2 ground and 3 first floor sashes with glazing bars under flat rubbed brick arches. Central entrance on 5 stone steps has Doric pilasters and pediment. 2 leaf part glazed doors with glazed side lights. Central bay brought forward with eaves level pediment with blank round arch centrepiece. Moulded brick cornices. Hipped roof with 2 sashes. 2 bay north and south returns and one with removed pediment. Quadrant wings to north and south have one surviving pedimented and one removed pediment door architraves. To farmyard, 2 ground and 3 first floor sashes with glazing bars, central door under pentice canopy. Returns of quadrants to north and south naves. 3 Leicester Estate 3-light cast iron fixed casements, boarded doors. 3 north and 2 south gault brick stacks. South quadrant terminated by single storey red brick hipped roof game-larder, north quadrant by rebuilt C20 balancing block. Courtyard enclosed by brick walls swept at north and south, with rebuilt C20 piers at centre. Interior has well staircase with first floor landing segmental arch with rosettes to intrados. Forms centrepiece and west range of Leicester Estate model farm layout. See also Compton Hall Farmhouse, South Creake (q.v.) J.M. Robinson The Wyatts, an architectural dynasty (Oxford) 1979 p.257.

Listing NGR: TF8658133692

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 221637

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Robinson, J M , The Wyatt Family An Architectural Dynasty, (1979), 257

End of official listing