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Priory Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5385 / 52°32'18"N

Longitude: 1.624 / 1°37'26"E

OS Eastings: 645854

OS Northings: 299576

OS Grid: TM458995

Mapcode National: GBR YRZ.WZ0

Mapcode Global: VHM66.3GDB

Plus Code: 9F43GJQF+9H

Entry Name: Priory Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 November 1954

Last Amended: 15 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172320

English Heritage Legacy ID: 227762

Location: Fritton and St. Olaves, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31

County: Norfolk

District: Great Yarmouth

Civil Parish: Fritton and St. Olaves

Built-Up Area: St Olaves

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Herringfleet St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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TM 49 NE

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Priory Farmhouse

(Formerly listed as Priory Farmhouse and barn and in Herringfleet CP)



Farmhouse. Two builds. Southern brick and tile block of early C19, altered late C20. Northern brick and flint block of post-Reformation origins on earlier monastic site re-using material from St. Olave's Priory. Greatly altered 1986. Thatched roof. C16 block of two storeys. East side entered through arched moulded brick doorway with hood mould, set to left. Similar blocked doorway once existed to right. C20 door in doorway. Central three-light casement of 1986. Two similar two-light casements to first floor. Gabled roof. C20 one storey gabled brick extension to north. West side faced with brick. Ground floor French windows to right and two two-light first floor windows, all of 1986. Many bricks are re-used medieval material. Two bridging beams survive in interior, otherwise entirely C20. C19 block of two storeys. Gabled roof with central ridge stack. C20 casements and doorways at predictable intervals. This block abuts the two surviving rooms of Jerningham's house north of St. Olaves Priory refectory. Sir Henry Jerningham purchased the priory at the Dissolution.

Listing NGR: TM4585499576

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