Record Details

NHER Number:15322
Type of record:Building
Name:Manor House, Surlingham

Summary

This grand building is of several periods. It began life as a single storey timber framed house with 17th century firegables, to which the crosswing was added in 1736. The older building was then replaced in brick around 1770, and given an upper storey in the 19th century. Various 18th and 19th century outbuildings are associated with the house.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3080 0649
Map Sheet:TG30NW
Parish:SURLINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Building of several periods. Fine crosswing with Dutch gables dated 1736. East wing said to be early 17th century but externally post 1780. West wing 1851. 18th and 19th century outbuildings.
See brief report (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NLA) 21 June 1996.

2005. More detailed examination of the building produced evidence that it began as a single storey timber framed house with 17th century firegables, to which the crosswing was added in 1736. The older building was then replaced in brick around 1770, and given an upper storey in the 19th century.
See further report (S2) in file
E. Rose (NLA) 21 April 2005.

Monument Types

  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Medieval to 21st Century - 1066 AD to 2100 AD)
  • MANOR (16th Century to 21st Century - 1600 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 677.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E. (NLA). 1996. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Rose, E. (NLA). 2005. Building Report.. Building Report.

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