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Willow Bough Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Heywood, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4281 / 52°25'41"N

Longitude: 1.1168 / 1°7'0"E

OS Eastings: 611996

OS Northings: 285695

OS Grid: TM119856

Mapcode National: GBR TH6.M6F

Mapcode Global: VHL91.97RF

Entry Name: Willow Bough Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473918

Location: Heywood, South Norfolk, Norfolk, IP22

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Heywood

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Diss St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TM 1285 DISS THE HEYWOOD

605/1/10004 Willow Bough Farmhouse

II


Farmhouse. Early C17 south half, north half rebuilt late C17 and south part heightened. Timber frame clad with rendered wattle and daub and some clay lump; pantiled roof. Lobby-entrance plan.
EXTERIOR: east front of 2 storeys; 3-window range. All fenestration early C20. Central C20 sloping porch flanked by one 3-light casement either side. 2 3-light casements and one single-light first-floor casements. Ridge stack over door.
South return largely rebuilt in 1960s: glazed door to ground floor and one casement to first floor and attic. Stepped early C18 external stack.
West front with full-length C19 outshut fitted with 2 3-light and 2 one-light metal C20 casements. 2 plank doors.
North return with one metal casement in each floor.
INTERIOR: timber frame intact except for south wall. South room with chamfered bridging beam with tongue stops supported by chamfered principal studs; chamfered joists with run-out stops. Wide partly blocked fireplace under chamfered bressumer. Blocked arched opening in west wall, formerly an external doorway.
North room with wide fireplace under a chamfered bressumer. Chamfered bridging beam with barred tongue stops, and chamfered joists with run-out stops. Blocked 5-light mullioned window in west wall with glazing rebates.
C19 winder staircase to east of stack, and space west of stack marks original staircase site.
First-floor south room: complete set of early C17 floorboards. One pair of chamfered upper crucks supporting collar. Walls raised behind crucks to match height of later north half.
Staircase landing with 2 blocked mullioned windows in east wall.
North room with complete set of late C17 floorboards. Plain bridging beam; jowled corner studs. East window with internal shutter rebate.
Attic inaccessible.


Listing NGR: TM1199685695

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