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Paradise Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stradsett, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6243 / 52°37'27"N

Longitude: 0.4681 / 0°28'5"E

OS Eastings: 567157

OS Northings: 305808

OS Grid: TF671058

Mapcode National: GBR P6P.K4S

Mapcode Global: WHKQZ.595H

Entry Name: Paradise Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152268

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221516

Location: Stradsett, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE33

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Stradsett

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Stradsett St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text


5/42 Paradise Farmhouse

Farmhouse. 1600, altered C18 and probably reduced to present size. Carstone
with brick dressings and slate roof. South front of 2 storeys in 3 bays with
set-off at first floor. Central door under semi-circular arch and fanlight
of c.1850. One segmental-headed mid C19 sash right and left. 3 similar
sashes to first floor, the flanking windows in original ovolo moulded brick
architraves. Gabled roof with internal gable stacks. East gable wall with
2 set-offs. Octagonal stepped brick corner turrets on bell-based plinths
rise to moulded circular finials with ball caps. Central inscription plaque
beneath moulded pediment records construction of house by Francis Parlet in
1600. Second floor set-off emphasised by moulded string course. C18 tumbling
in gable head. West gable wall also with 2 set-offs and 3 early Cl9 casements
within original ovolo moulded brick surrounds. Tumbling in gable head, which
is entirely C18. To north early C19 extensions of one storey and attic.
Interior with copious display of moulded bridging beams : ovolo and hollow
chamfers, sometimes filleted and terminating in ogee stops.

Listing NGR: TF6715705808

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