WALPOLE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1051508
Date first listed:
20-Feb-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
19-Mar-1985
Statutory Address:
WALPOLE HOUSE, 16, YARMOUTH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WALPOLE HOUSE, 16, YARMOUTH ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Broadland (District Authority)
Parish:
Thorpe St. Andrew
National Park:
THE BROADS
National Grid Reference:
TG 25650 08431

Details

TG 2508 THORPE ST. ANDREW YARMOUTH ROAD (south side)

10/89 20/2/52 No. 16 (Walpole House) (formerly listed as Walpole G.V. House and Garden House) II*

House. C17 in origin, south parts remodelled early C18. Early C19 additions and alterations. Red and burnt brick, colourwashed to north. Slate roof. North block largely early C19. 2 storeys, reduced towards road owing to slope of ground. Quoins at corners. 2 square sash windows to ground floor and one rectangular sash to first floor. Remaining upper floor window blocked. Square door to right. East side with 3 bays of sash windows with glazing bars. Hipped roof. South block early C18 defined by rebuilt shaped gables. South elevation of 2 storeys in 3 bays. French window to right with key blocked semi-circular arch. 2 sashes to left and 3 to first floor with renewed glazing bars, all under gauged skewback arches with key blocks. Continuous cast iron balcony at first floor. Moulded brick cornice below undulating parapet. Interior. Fine range of rooms to south of early C18. Ground floor west room has fielded panelling, marble chimney piece with carving in frieze and mirror within shouldered architrave. Above mirror is voluted broken pediment. Interior doors with pedimented architraves with carved oak-leaf pulvinated friezes. Plastered ceiling of acanthus foliage with oval and cornice. Staircase hall with large Venetian windows : fluted columns and entablature with pulvinated frieze, moulded plaster ceiling with scallop motifs. Staircase has turned balusters, column newels, inlaid hand- rail and carved tread ends. Stairs lead directly to first floor drawing room through doorcase with broken pediment. Drawing room with fielded panelling, marble chimney piece.

Listing NGR: TG2565008431

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
228537
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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