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South Norfolk (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 14928 78901


1. 5321 SCOLE NORWICH ROAD (north-west side) Scole Scole Inn (formerly listed as White Eart) TM 1478 24A/6 11.9.51

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2. 1655. A very lavish mid C17 inn. Print dated 1745 shows the elaborate sign of 1655 extended across the road in front with footbridge over. The sign hass been demolished. Fine red brick building in English bond. Two storeys and attic. Five Dutch gables, some rebuilt, with alternating segmental and triangular pediments. Tiled roof with Dutch gable ends. Moulded brick cornice and string course. Giant brick rusticated angle pilasters. Flat pilasters in 2 orders between. Ground and first floor 3-light sashes in segmental headed openings, 3 on first floor with shaped brick aprons. Ground floor left early C19 bow with thin reeded pilasters and cornice, glazing bars intact. Four and 5-light attic casements with leaded panes and moulded brick cornices over. Three original moulded and panelled doors in moulded doorcases, the centre one with rectangular fanlights. Large brick chimney stacks with round-headed panelled sides, the centre one with round shafts and panelled base. Rear: 3 projecting wings with Dutch gables. Stuccoed (first floor right rusticated) bays between have twin gables, first floor windows have flanking wooden pilasters supporting entablatures with pulvinated friezes. Ground floor supported on wooden Tuscan columns, in antis, with balustrude. Interior: solid staircase in centre rear wing with heavy turned balusters, square newels with finials and pendants, moulded rail and string with linked ovals and lozenges. First floor assembly room with moulded ceiling. Another first floor room with moulded plaster ceiling and chimney piece with flanking Ionic pilasters. Contains many original doorcases, doors, fireplaces and moulded ceiling beams.

Listing NGR: TM1492878901


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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: 12 Jun 2007
Reference: IOE01/16596/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Giles. Source Historic England Archive
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