Shadwell Court and clock tower, Brettenham - Breckland

Country house c1720 with substantial C19 additions and large C19 stables attached. The house and stables have been unoccupied for many years. The house was affected by severe dry rot outbreaks set off by leaks in the roof but extensive roof repairs have been undertaken and the main building is now stabilising. The attached stable yard is in poor condition and in need to urgent repair.

Shadwell Court and clock tower, Brettenham - Breckland
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Shadwell Court
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1076940
  • Local Planning Authority: Breckland
  • Site Type: Domestic > Country house


  • Building Name: Shadwell Court and clock tower
  • County: Norfolk
  • District / Borough: Breckland
  • Parish: Brettenham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: South West Norfolk
  • Region: East of England

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Commercial company
  • Designation: Listed Building grade I, RPG grade II