Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1049848

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1952



Ordnance survey map of THE MANOR HOUSE
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County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Baconsthorpe

National Grid Reference: TG 12683 36804


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7/6 The Manor House 20.2.52.


House, early C18 on late C16 core. Brick, black glazed pantiles to shallow pitched hipped roof. Double depth, 3 bays 2 storeys. Main facade to west: symmetrical brick plinth, rusticated quoins and window surrounds, platbands above and below 1st floor windows; lower 2-storey projecting porch under hipped roof, rusticated quoins; opening flanked by stone square fluted columns having Corinthian capitals, chevrons of sprays of flowers and buds within the flutes on all 3 sides, plain entablature of wood, above a stone achievement of Newman between two large outward facing lionesses couchant; flush sashes with glazing bars and moulded frames under flat skew back arches, 2 each to ground and 1st floor, one to first floor of porch; half- width blank windows to ground floor and half-width windows to 1st floor flanking porch. Drainhead inscribed HG/1(7)24 at left angle of porch with front facade. South front: 3 bays not symmetrical, hipped roof, rusticated quoins; windows and surrounds to bays 1 and 3 as west facade; platband widening beneath windows; narrow sash with glazing bars to centre bay first floor. Stone doorway to central bay, door with 3 glazed upper lights, axial stack above doorway. Rear: coursed flint and brick mosaic with brick dressings and eaves courses; bays 1 and 3 project forward, hipped roof to each bay; bay 1 slightly stepped below platband, flush sashes with glazing bars, 2 to ground floor, one reduced in height to 1st floor; centre bay for staircase, scattered fenestration of 2 cross windows with leaded panes and original fittings, two 2-light casements below with pintle hinges under segmental arches. North front: facade encases and replaces earlier single range of 2 storeys and attic; ? lobby entrance, 3 bays, 2 storeys to right, 3 storeys to left. Rusticated quoins and some window surrounds, platband, off-centre door to right having 8 raised and fielded panels, pedimented canopy; axial stack above doorway; narrow flush sash with glazing bars and moulded case above, flush sashes with glazing bars and moulded cases to ground and first floor of right bay, surround to that of ground floor breaking forward. Left hand bay with rusticated surrounds to former openings on 1st floor; scattered fenestration of casements, some renewed. Interior: large enclosed stacks behind doors to north and south fronts; painted C18 panelling to hall; openwell broad open string staircase to rear of centre bay, twisted balusters, carved frieze to handrail, brackets to treads and wide string below carved, panelled dado. Oak panelling to rear room of 3rd bay ground floor. Raised and fielded panelling to landing and to porch room; ogee stopped chamfered beam to 1st floor centre bay front room; twisted balusters to stair in 1st bay to 2nd floor and roof spaces. 2nd floor with timber studded partitions King post roof of separate construction above large close ceiling joists and ties of earlier range at north-west corner. Single storey additional range to north-east of no special interest.

Listing NGR: TG1268336804


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Legacy System number: 224559

Legacy System: LBS

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