Record Details

NHER Number:41380
Type of record:Building
Name:Blickling House, formerly Hunworth Old Rectory

Summary

A two and three storey stately brick pile of 1849. It is a strongly asymmetrical and picturesque composition in Tudor revival style with an entrance porch of particular note and numerous clustered chimneys. One original leaded window remains. The interior has a commodious stair hall to the first floor, carved Gothic stone fireplaces and a drawing room with a high quality panelled ceiling.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 07053 35418
Map Sheet:TG03NE
Parish:STODY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

House, dated 1849 with Hobart arms and initials, Flemish bond brickwork, tile roof. Two and three storeys, Irregular fenestration. Main block with two bays projecting to south and to garden; service wing to north with gable facing. Similar stable block. Strongly asymmetrical and picturesque composition in Tudor revival style with entrance porch of particular note. Numerous clustered chimneys. One original leaded window. Interior has commodious stair hall to first floor. Carved Gothic stone fireplaces. Drawing room with high quality panelled ceiling.
See (S1).
(S2) of North Norfolk District Council wonders if the stable was really an early garage of much later date than the main house.
(S3) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 25 April 2005.

Monument Types

  • (Former Type) VICARAGE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1849 AD to 2050 AD)
  • GARAGE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1849 AD to 2050 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1849 AD to 2050 AD)
  • STABLE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1849 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N. & Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
<S2>Verbal communication: Linder, G.. 2005. 25 April.
<S3>Graphic material: Various. Various. Architectural plans..

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