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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.


List entry Number: 1050783



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

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bawburgh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Apr-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 226410

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TG 1508 9/7

BAWBURGH HALL FARM PLACE The Hermit's House. (Formerly listed as garden house)


II* Possible former dovecote to Bawburgh Hall (demolished). Mid C17 incorporating C14 decorative mouldings from a demolished ecclesiast- ical structure. Square in plan and 2 storeys. Elaborate C14 plinth. Blocked door to south, large C19 opening with segmental arch to north. Moulded median frieze with 3 recessed circular medallions above it on west side. Blocked moulded oval windows with winged angels in spandrels on south and east sides. C14 quatrefoil frieze and C14 cornice with abundant foliage ornament. pyramidal roof with a badly worn C14 pinnacle figure, possibly of Virgin and Child. C17 brick, flint and stone wall with moulded brick coping abuts south west corner. Listed II* for medieval remains.

Listing NGR: TG1573208818

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National Grid Reference: TG 15732 08818


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