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Statutory Address:

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

Breckland (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TF 92071 26488


TF 92 NW COLKIRK HALL LANE (west side)

1/17 Colkirk House

- II

Large house. Dated 1834 on chimney shafts. Gault brick, some -red brick and some stone. Concrete tiled roofs. Main block forms a cross wing with gable- ends only slightly advanced in relation to double pile service wing. 2 storeys with attics, and vaulted cellars. Main facade to north of 3 bays with pedi- mented and slightly advanced central bay flanked by plain paired pilasters. Sash windows with glazing bars beneath skewback arches. Stone porch with pilasters and deep plain entablature. Narrow semicircular flanking windows and 2-leaf panelled door. Moulded brick platband, moulded cornices and arms in central pediment with motto "cor unum via una". Paired pilasters to angles and to pedimented gable-ends. Rear wing of 3 bays of sashes with glazing bars beneath skewback arches. Raised panels above first floor windows. South facade in red brick with slightly advanced lateral bays with broken pediments forming imposts of semicircular headed windows. Interior. Fine stone flying stair with decorative cast iron balusters, lantern and plasterwork. Hall of 3 groin vaulted, 3-centred bays. Fine Regency plasterwork throughout main rooms. One late C19 fireplace with abstract geometrical motifs designed by Jekyll and produced by Barnard, Bishop and Barnard (foundries) of Norwich.

Listing NGR: TF9207126488


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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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Date: 09 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/07015/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Frank H. P. Wadeson. Source Historic England Archive
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