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THE DOWER HOUSE, MERGATE HALL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: THE DOWER HOUSE, MERGATE HALL

List entry Number: 1050693

Location

THE DOWER HOUSE, MERGATE HALL, MERGATE LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bracon Ash

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Dec-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 226583

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TM 19 NE BRACON ASH MERGATE LANE

5/6 "The Dower House",Mergate Hall.

GV II Barn below, dwelling above. C17 and later. Colour-washed brick with pantiled roof. East end originally timber-framed, rebuilt in brick in 1789 (tie-ends). 2 storeys with attic. Some original 3-light ovolo moulded mullion windows at ground floor. C20 fenestration at first floor. Steep pitched roof and crow-stepped gables. Fine ovolo moulded principal beams with elaborate faceted stops at first floor level and to the western end of ground floor. 2 original door frames with chamfer stops and a partly original winding stair from first floor to attic. Fine 11-bay roof (3 trusses to each rebuilt in 1789) with clasped purlins reduced principals and straight wind braces.

Listing NGR: TM1821099403

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National Grid Reference: TM 18210 99403

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