The Ancient House

Date:
19 Jul 2006
Location:
The Ancient House, Wells Road, Holkham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR23 1AD
Reference:
IOE01/15720/34
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

HOLKHAM WELLS ROAD TF 84SE (south aide)

5/81 The Ancient House

G.V. II House. C19 remodelling of early C17 building. Flint and red brick with steeply pitched pantile roof with crested ridge. Two storeys with one storey wing to S.

Crow-stepped gables. Early C17 two storey porch with ore-topper gable, three light ovolo-mullioned window and moulded and chamfered door frame, Brick rectangular hood moulds over openings. Five chimney stacks with paired terra- cotta moulded shafts, bases and castellated caps. Two 3- and 4-light mullion and transom windows, mostly C19. Pediments over some first floor windows.

Evidence of earlier brick and flint work in N gable with two 2-light window with drip moulds, one opening blocked. Flank wall on E side of flint and brick with pantile capping.

Listing NGR: TF8923143962

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0806 IOE Records taken by John Giles; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr John Giles. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Giles, John

Rights Holder: Giles, John

Keywords

Brick, Flint, Pantile, Terracotta, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling