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South Norfolk (District Authority)
Bergh Apton
National Grid Reference:
TG 31090 01361


BERGH APTON COOKES ROAD, North TG 30 SW side Washingford House 2/21 25.9.51


Farmhouse, c1600 with extensive C18 and C19 remodelling. Colourwashed brick, hipped roofs of black-glazed pantiles, steeply-pitched at rear. Two storeys and two storeys and attic - attic storey added to front range in C19. South front remodelled in early C19, six bays; sashes with glazing bars and architraves. Segmental arches over ground floor and first floor openings. Central canted bay in red brick added C20 re-using a tripartite sash with segmental head and radial glazing bars taken from the east wall; two side sashes with glazing bars. Castellated parapets to bay. Two ridge chimney stacks, to the west a C19 stack with a single octagonal shaft, to the east a stack of c1600 with three octagonal shafts on moulded bases; one shaft with rib decoration. On the north side, two wings of two storeys with hipped roofs at the original steep pitch; sashes with glazing bars, some blind first floor openings. Segmental heads to ground floor windows. Lean-to between wings with tall semi-circular headed staircase window with glazing bars. In the east wall, an inserted entrance doorway with semi- circular fanlight with radiating glazing bars, and panelled entrance door and reveal. To the right hand side a tripartite sash matching that re-set on the front elevation. One early sash with heavy-section glazing bars on west wall, first floor level. Some first floor rooms with coved plaster ceilings.

Listing NGR: TG3109001361


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 04 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/04802/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr E.M Trendell. Source Historic England Archive
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