Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1051138

Date first listed: 18-Feb-1991

Statutory Address: MERE HOUSE, THE STREET


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Statutory Address: MERE HOUSE, THE STREET

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

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Seething

National Grid Reference: TM 31834 97467



3/55 Mere House


House. C18, possibly with earlier core. Brick with gault brick dressings. Glazed black pantile roof. 3-cell plan with probably C18 extension to rear. Facade of 7 bays, 2 storeys. C20 cross-casements under rubbed brick arches, those to ground floor with gault brick key- stones and moulded gault brick flat pediments. Bands of gault brick between bays; gault brick pilasters between second and third bay and fifth and sixth bay. Central doorcase with fluted pilasters, keystone over door; guttae to architrave; metopes to frieze; dentils to cornice and pediment. Door of 6 raised and fielded panels; top 2 glazed. 7 casements to first floor with inset panel below having central gault brick strip; gault brick reveals to central window over door. Off-centre axial stack and gable end stack. Platband to gable walls. Roof originally hipped, gable now built up in later bricks. Interior. C18 pine staircase with turned balusters and ramped and wreathed handrail. Ceiling to stairwell with plaster roundel encircling angel's head and wings; stylised flowers at cardinal points. One avolo moulded transverse beam to ground floor, plaster coving cut by later partition.

Listing NGR: TM3183497467


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 227402

Legacy System: LBS

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