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Barn and Adjoining Cattle Shelters and Loose Boxes Around Fold Yard to South at Cross House Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in North Creake, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.9116 / 52°54'41"N

Longitude: 0.7562 / 0°45'22"E

OS Eastings: 585426

OS Northings: 338465

OS Grid: TF854384

Mapcode National: GBR R68.D0D

Mapcode Global: WHKPR.L28Q

Entry Name: Barn and Adjoining Cattle Shelters and Loose Boxes Around Fold Yard to South at Cross House Farm

Listing Date: 6 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068817

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359839

Location: North Creake, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, NR21

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: North Creake

Built-Up Area: North Creake

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Creake North St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 83 NE

NORMANS LANE Barn and adjoining cattle-shelters and loose boxes around fold yard to south at Cross House Farm

Barn and cattle-shelters and loose boxes around fold yard.C18 barn,remodelled and extended in circa mid C19.Barn is built of flint with brick dressings,other buildings are of
red Flemish bond brick;pantile roofs with gabled ends.Plan:three-bay barn,with centralthreshing bay,with opposing cart entrances;remodelled and roof rebuilt in C19 by addition of midstrey and outshuts on the north side and cattle shelters and loose-boxes around fold yard on the south side.Exterior:the roof of the barn on north side is carried down over central midstrey flanked by lower outshuts.On south side of barn catslide roof over open fronted cattle shelter with integral shed on west end of barn.The cattle shelkter faces a fold yard,on the east and west sides of which are ranges of stables etc and on the west side a wall with a central gateway.Interior of barn;spalyed blocked ventilation slits,large cart entrances with segmental arches,the south one blocked;C19 queen-strut roof with collars and side purlins.Note:Cross House Farm is one of three farms in Earl Spencer's 3,000 acre North Creake estate.The third Earl Spencer(1782-1845)was founder and first president of the Royal Agricultural Society,and a fellow agriculturalist and friend of Thomas Coke,Earl of Leicester of Holkham nearby.

Listing NGR: TF8542638465

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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