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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: 1152001



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

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wickmere

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Apr-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 224528

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TG 13 SE 5/81

WICKMERE WOLTERTON The Stables, Wolterton Hall


Stables. Circa 1750 by Thomas Ripley for Horatio Walpole. Brick with stone dressings; Belgian tile roof. Rectangular on plan with central courtyard. North front has central stone archway with two blind stone arches to each side; moulded brick dentil eaves cornice; one attic sash with glazing bars under pedimented gable to each side. Octagonal wooden clock tower on ridge. Flanking this centre range are two slightly projecting 2-storey and attic 3 bay wings of the same height having sash windows; stone sills. Central 4-panel door to each, top 2 panels glazed. The courtyard has to the west a single storey range with casements; some openings altered with large C20 doors. To the east a wall. The south range is single storey with sashes, central doorway having fanlight with radiating glazing bars with doorway to hayloft over which cuts through eaves. 4 attic sashes with pedimented gables. Interior: The west part of the south range has circa late C19 or early C20 stalls. The north-east corner range has a butt-purlin roof with curved braces for a coved plaster ceiling and a rounded south-west corner, possibly for a stair. Source: Country Life, 18 July 1957

Listing NGR: TG1632231836

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 18 July, (1957)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 29 Norfolk,

National Grid Reference: TG 16394 31784


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