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Fen Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in South Lopham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.3844 / 52°23'3"N

Longitude: 1.0139 / 1°0'50"E

OS Eastings: 605206

OS Northings: 280542

OS Grid: TM052805

Mapcode National: GBR SG9.K4Y

Mapcode Global: VHKCQ.JBCF

Plus Code: 9F4392M7+QH

Entry Name: Fen Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242885

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443926

Location: South Lopham, Breckland, Norfolk, IP22

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: South Lopham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: South Lopham

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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165/7/10016 Fen Farmhouse

Farmhouse. c.1700 with C19 and C20 alterations. Rendered and whitewashed timber-frame with left gable-end replaced in stone. Black pantile catslide roof with red brick central ridge and projecting right end stacks. Late lobby-entrance type plan with axial stack and contemporary lean-to to rear. 2 storeys and attic; 2-window range of 2/2 horned sashes. Ground floor has central C20 porch and door, tripartite sash to left and further window to right. C20 fenestration to ends and rear. INTERIOR. 3 bays of timber-frame with the principal posts which define the stack bay carrying tie beams in mortises at level of attic floor which is below wall-plate level. Roof survives to collar level. Timber bressumer to large eastern fireplace; blocked to west. Exposed mid-rail has holes which pearce through the full width of the beam diagonally, representing provision for a pentice roof. Having the tie beams at the level of the attic floor below the wall-plate is an interesting and unusual feature.

Listing NGR: TM0520680542

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