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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: 1076830



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: 21-Jul-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 220072

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4/35 Merton Hall Gatehouse


G.V. II*

Gatehouse, now estate office. 1613. Brick with ashlar dressings and plain tiled roof. 2 storeys on brick plinth. Semi circular doorway glazed in C20, flanked by paired Tuscan columns on high bases. Entablature at first floor level interrupts continuous string course of bowtells under hood. Single cross mullioned stone casements of 3-lights to left and right under pediments. Octagonal corner turrets. 3 shaped gables close cross gabled roofs and partly contain first floor cross mullioned casements with pediments. Clock in central gable head. Central timber cupola. Letters R.G. on first floor. 2 rainwater heads dated 1620. South and north gables shaped on square shoulders, latter with 2 first floor windows under pediments. External stacks with tall star capped octagonal shafts C19. Rear elevation similar to front. Punched balustraded wall continues west to enclose original courtyard leading to brick wall with coping and octagonal corner turret at return.

Listing NGR: TL9111697765

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National Grid Reference: TL 91116 97765


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