THURTON LODGE, ON SOUTH EAST SIDE OF DRIVE TO LANGLEY PARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1306478
Date first listed:
05-Sep-1960
Statutory Address:
THURTON LODGE, ON SOUTH EAST SIDE OF DRIVE TO LANGLEY PARK, NORWICH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THURTON LODGE, ON SOUTH EAST SIDE OF DRIVE TO LANGLEY PARK, 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:
Thurton
National Grid Reference:
TM 34378 99890

Details

THURTON NORWICH ROAD TM 39 NW 5/62 Thurton Lodge, on SE side of drive 5.9.60 to Langley Park GV II*

Gate lodge c1785 by Sir John Soane. Gault brick with Portland stone dressings. Slate roof with pedimented gables. One storey, square on plan. Gable walls to north and south have a pair of recessed Tuscan columns supporting a metope frieze and gable pediment. Central window opening between columns containing semi-circular headed sash with glazing bars under a rubbed brick arch. Cornice overhang with guttae continues along east and west walls. In the west wall facing the driveway, a semi-circular headed doorway with a rubbed brick arch of two orders; spandrel with beaded panels, door with four flush panels. Blind semi-circular headed recess centrally placed in east wall. Central chimney stack on ridge line with dog tooth ornament to cap. Fireplace on east wall with cast iron hob grate and simple wooden surround and mantle shelf, probably original. Railings screen at south west corner on low brick plinth; diagonally-set square section wrought iron railings with necked and tapered finials. Square cage gate piers incorporating elongated cast iron medallions and capped with a pair of cast roundels on scrolled bases. Two swept stay-bars on north side of pier. (Gates removed for repair at time of survey).

Listing NGR: TM3437899890

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
226770
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06028/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr E. Downs. Source Historic England Archive
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