HOUGHTON HALL SOUTH LODGES WITH GATES, GATE PIERS AND WALLS ATTACHED

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1153105

Date first listed: 09-Oct-1985

Statutory Address: HOUGHTON HALL SOUTH LODGES WITH GATES, GATE PIERS AND WALLS ATTACHED, 34 AND 35

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Location

Statutory Address: HOUGHTON HALL SOUTH LODGES WITH GATES, GATE PIERS AND WALLS ATTACHED, 34 AND 35

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

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Houghton

National Grid Reference: TF 79082 27789

Summary

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History

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Details

TF 7927 HOUGHTON NEW HOUGHTON

11/41 No. 34 and 35, Houghton Hall South Lodges with gates, gate piers and walls attached.

G.V. II*

Gate lodges with gate piers, gates and walls attached at south entrance to Houghton Hall (q.v.). C.1730, attributable to William Kent, perhaps supervised by Thomas Ripley architect. Whitewashed brick, slate roofs, wrought iron gates of exceptional quality. 2 storey rectangular on plan lodges with single storey extensions. To carriage drive single part glazed doors under pentice canopies, first floor hinged sashes with glazing bars. Rusticated quoins, gables expressed as pediments. 2 end gable moulded stacks. Lean-tos to Park expressed as abutting half pediments. To south curtain wall with single 2-light casement, coped parapet. Panelled end piers with stone roundels. To east and west quadrant coped wall, continued as straight wall with end triangular coped pier, screening services of lodges from village. Wrought iron gates connect both lodges. 2 central carriage gates, 2 outer pedestrian gates, fixed railings in between. Divided by 4 major panel strips with upper cartouche heads. 4 minor panel divisions. Spear head dog-rail base, opposed curves at dado level, upper level with rich opposed foliage scroll work pierced by spear heads. Appear as block plans in Isaac Ware Plans ... Houghton (1735) 1750 ed.

Listing NGR: TF7908227789

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 221625

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ware, I, Plans Elevations and Sections of Houghton in Norfolk, (1735)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 29 Norfolk,

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