Record Details

NHER Number:47406
Type of record:Building
Name:Blenheim House, Theatre Road

Summary

Formerly the home of a sea captain, this is a 17th or early 18th century painted stucco house set out in a T-shaped plan. Inside, a winding staircase leads up to an attic look-out.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9143 4373
Map Sheet:TF94SW
Parish:WELLS NEXT THE SEA, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

17th or early 18th century, two storey and attic, three windows to east. T-shaped plan. Wing to west. Stuccoed and painted. Pantile roof. Entrance at angle, Doric doorcase with fluted pilasters and triglyphs. Interior: two- and six-panel doors with wrought hinges. Stair with turned balusters at landing. Winding stair to attic with hewn timbers and ledged door. Attic look-out. Formerly residence of a sea-captain.
P. Aldridge (NLA), 27 September 2006.

April 2011. Planning Application.
Formation of veranda, installation of first floor window, revisions to internal layout and installation of replacement windows.
See (S1).
Z. Dack (HES), 15 June 2011.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1600 AD to 2050 AD)
  • LOOKOUT (Post Medieval to Modern - 1600 AD to 2050 AD)
  • MARINERS COTTAGE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1600 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Scheduling Record: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
<S1>Unpublished Document: 2011. Planning Application. 20111306.

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