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MERTON HALL SHELLHOUSE 340 METRES WEST SOUTH WEST OF MERTON 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: MERTON HALL SHELLHOUSE 340 METRES WEST SOUTH WEST OF MERTON HALL

List entry Number: 1076781

Location

MERTON HALL SHELLHOUSE 340 METRES WEST SOUTH WEST OF MERTON HALL

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

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Merton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Apr-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 220158

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

MERTON MERTON PARK TL 99 NW

SP 4/70 5 Merton Hall Shellhouse 340 metres west south west of Merton Hall

II

Garden house. Circa 1846 by Edward Blore, architect. Brick with some stone dressings. Interior faced entirely with seashells. Corrugated tile roof. Tudor style. Single storey with clasping polygonal buttresses to each angle surmounted by stone pepper- pot finials. Crowstep gables with pepperpot apex finials. Entrance in gable-end with 4-centred arch of timber forming spandrels. Part-glazed panelled door. Ovolo- moulded arched flanking windows with a similar larger window in gable. 5 similar blind arches to one gutter wall. 2 cusped Gothic windows with oculi in between to other side covered by wooden shutters. Moulded brick dentil cornices. Rear gable- end with canted oriel window in timber. Crenellated parapet and pediments above the 3 shuttered openings. Interior. Walls and roof entirely covered with seashells laid in varied patterns. Mosaic floor. Arched opening to oriel window.

Listing NGR: TL9085497628

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National Grid Reference: TL 90854 97628

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