Record Details

NHER Number:45900
Type of record:Building
Name:Mergate Hall Cottages

Summary

A pair of early 18th century clay lump and brick cottages with later alterations. The cottages were probably a single lobby-entrance farmhouse originally, and were later subdivided into two cottages.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 18238 99434
Map Sheet:TM19NE
Parish:BRACON ASH, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pair of cottages; probably a single Lobby-Entrance type farmhouse originally. Circa 1700 and later. Rendered brick and clay lump with pantiled roof. Single storey with attic. Mainly 20th century fenestration. One sloping dormer with 18th or 19th century casements with horizontal glazing bars. Full-length lean-to to rear. Off-centre axial stack with winding stair to either side. Butt-purlin roof. Small adjoining 19th century block in colour-washed brick.
Included for group value with Mergate Hall and 'The Dower House'.
S. Spooner (NLA) 29 August 2006

Monument Types

  • FARMHOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1700 AD to 2050 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1700 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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