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Stocks Farmhouse, 1 Lower End, Swaffham Priory

History of Stocks Farmhouse

Listed Building

House originally a C14 open-hall of which one bay and parts of two other bays survive. Parlour wing of four bays, added c1500 with gable end to road. This gable end was remodelled in early C18. The house has recently (1983) been restored and all the external features are of that date. The open-hall C14, is timber-framed, rendered with steeply pitched, tiled roof. The gable end, parapetted, was rebuilt in C17, of red brick and the open hall shortened.


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