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Leicester Square Farm Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in South Creake, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8684 / 52°52'6"N

Longitude: 0.7719 / 0°46'18"E

OS Eastings: 586668

OS Northings: 333698

OS Grid: TF866336

Mapcode National: GBR R6V.3ZK

Mapcode Global: WHKPY.T5QC

Entry Name: Leicester Square Farm Barn

Listing Date: 9 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153244

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221639

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

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: South Creake

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Creake South St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


5/55 Leicester Square Farm


Barn. 1793 by Samuel Wyatt for the Holkham Estate. English bond red brick,
gault brick dressings, red pantiled roof. 2 storey elevation, 9 bays.
Distinctive Neo-Classical style. East front has ground floor plinth. 6 honey-
comb brick ventilation windows under segmental brick soldier arches arranged
in single outer and paired centre bays. First floor gault brick plat-band
forming sill of 6 semi-circular rubbed brick arched Diocletian honeycomb brick
ventilation windows. 3 pedimented advanced opposed east and west cart entrances
with segmental arches and plastered typanums. Moulded gault brick cornices
and pediment, lead flashings. Dentil eaves cornice. North and south gables
mid-C20 rebuilding. Central ridge weathervane. West elevation now intact in
2 south-west end bays only, with mid C19 lean-to outshut additions to north
formerly repeated east. East range of symmetrical model farm layout.

Listing NGR: TF8666833698

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