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Ducksfoot Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Pulham Market, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.4456 / 52°26'44"N

Longitude: 1.2468 / 1°14'48"E

OS Eastings: 620744

OS Northings: 288029

OS Grid: TM207880

Mapcode National: GBR VJH.Q0D

Mapcode Global: VHL8X.KSGK

Plus Code: 9F43C6WW+6P

Entry Name: Ducksfoot Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 August 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252707

English Heritage Legacy ID: 435759

Location: Pulham Market, South Norfolk, Norfolk, IP21

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Pulham Market

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Pulham Market St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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15/1318 Ducksfoot Farmhouse


Farmhouse . Probably C16, remodelled in C17/18, extended in circa C18
and again in C20. Plastered timber frame and clay lump. Steeply
pitched pantile roof with barge-boards to gable ends. Brick axial
stack to right of centre. 3-bay main range with stack inserted in
C17/C18 in central bay to heat right hand (north) room and form lobby
entry at front. In circa C18 a 2-storey 1-room plan extension was
built at left (south) end and in C20 a wing was added to the rear of
the right hand end. 2 storeys 1:3 window east front, 3 window range
to right is original house with C20 gabled porch at centre. C20 2-
light casements with glazing bars. Left hand 1 window range has lower
pitched roof. At rear small outshut behind right hand (south)
extension and C20 outshut in angle with large rear wing to left; C20
casements with glazing bars. Interior: Timber-frame exposed
internally. Right hand (north) room has cross-beam between north and
centre bays against stack and on jowled posts; it is chamfered on both
sides and has hollow step stops; relatively narrow fireplace with
unchamfered timber lintel. Left (south) room of original range has
2 concealed cross-beams. Chambers in left and right bays and landing
in centre bay have exposed timber-framing with jowled wall posts and
curved tension braces, the right hand (N) chamber has blocked diamond
mullion window in rear wall. In centre chamber. the two central queen- -
post trusses are exposed and have braces (and mortices for mi'ssing
braces) to the collars and purlins in the roof space; clasped purlins
and some of the common rafters survive.

Listing NGR: TM2074488029

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