ABBEY FARM COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1207935
Date first listed:
10-Mar-1971
Date of most recent amendment:
01-Dec-1993
Statutory Address:
ABBEY FARM COTTAGE, MONKSGATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ABBEY FARM COTTAGE, MONKSGATE

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Breckland (District Authority)
Parish:
Thetford
National Grid Reference:
TL 86531 83489

Details

THETFORD

TL8683 MONKSGATE 617-1/5/111 Abbey Farm Cottage 10/03/71 (Formerly Listed as: Abbey House Farmhouse)

GV I

Abbey outbuildings, converted to farmhouse at west end mid C19, remainder used as farm buildings, now store. Late C13 timber-framed structure with C19 flint skin and gault brick dressings. Re-used medieval fragments and coursed clunch also. Thatched roof with some slate. One storey and attic, formerly one storey. North side with two C19 cart entrances under segmental heads and three C19 doorways with overlights and skewback arches. Gabled roof with 2 gabled dormers to east end. Ridge stack left of centre and 2 stacks at west end, one on each roof slope. South side with more coursed clunch, one blocked cart entrance and various C19 windows. 2 gabled dormers to east. West gable provides entrance to farmhouse: central door flanked by one sash with 6/6 glazing either side. 3 similar first-floor sashes. INTERIOR: house with stick baluster staircase. Centre third of house with surviving evidence of a C13 aisled hall structure: arcade posts with arched braces to tie beams and arcade plates. Queen posts on the tie beams with arched braces to collars and purlins. Very heavy scantling. Eastern third with 2 remaining arcade posts embedded in later partition walls.

Listing NGR: TL8653183489

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
384782
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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