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Carpenter's Yard Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Houghton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8232 / 52°49'23"N

Longitude: 0.6541 / 0°39'14"E

OS Eastings: 578928

OS Northings: 328380

OS Grid: TF789283

Mapcode National: GBR Q5R.XXB

Mapcode Global: WHKQ3.09RG

Entry Name: Carpenter's Yard Barn

Listing Date: 9 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152593

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221598

Location: Houghton, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE31

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Houghton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Houghton-next-Harpley St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


6/15 Carpenter's
Yard Barn


Barn. Mid C18 in the William Kent style. Flemish bond red brick, smut
pantiles. 2 storey Greek cross plan with single storey infilling wings forming
rectangle. West front has 2 storey gabled centre with 2 ground floor segmental
arched boarded window openings. Central entrance bay recessed under
semi-circular arch with boarded infilling has segmental arched boarded door.
First floor platband. Pedimented gable with moulded base and verges, central
brick round arched oculus. Angles of Greek cross plan have single storey ranges
with roofs hipped at angles. To north 2 segmental arched windows and central
segmental arched door to north and south ranges. Each facade shares largely
the same details with variations in the windows. Some moulded brick cornices
surviving. West range partly unroofed. Appears as block plan in Isaac Ware
Plans. Houghton (1735) 1750 edition.

Listing NGR: TF7892828380

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