GATE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1153089

Date first listed: 05-Sep-1960

Statutory Address: GATE HOUSE, NORWICH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: GATE HOUSE, NORWICH ROAD

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

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Ditchingham

National Grid Reference: TM 33035 91809

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History

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Details

DITCHINGHAM NORWICH ROAD TM 39 SW 6/36 Gate House 5-9-60 II

House, dated 1613 on east gable of crosswing. Red brick, encasing timber frame. Steep plain-tiled roof. Two storeys and 2 1/2 storeys, L-shaped plan. 3-bay wing to north, two storeys, with 2 and 3-light C19 casements with transom, ovolo-moulded. Three plain brick pilasters. Ground floor windows in outer bays have stone or stuccoed pediments with flower boss. Central doorway with later porch; 2-light segmental-headed windows flanking porch. Square axial stack off-centre to south with four moulded chimney-shaft bases. Parapeted north gable with internal stack. Crosswing at south end has 6-light ground floor, 5-light first floor and 3-light attic windows with ovolo-moulded mullions and transoms; pediments with rose and fleur-de-lis motifs. The gable carries the date 1613 in iron letters, together with the initials RH 1918, commenorating a remodelling of the house carried out by Sir Henry Rider Haggard. 2-storey red brick and pantile extension on west side with single- storey lean-to. West wall of main range rendered and colourwashed over timber frame; three first floor 3-light casements. Interior: bridging beams and mid-wall rails quadrant-moulded with barred stops. Crosswing roof has clasped upper and butted lower purlins with cambered collars. Main range re-roofed early C20, but retaining some members of clasped purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM3303591809

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 226812

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