Record Details

NHER Number:55901
Type of record:Building
Name:Glandford Shell Museum

Summary

Purpose built shell museum created 1914-15 by Sir Alfred Jodrell of Bayfield Hall.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0439 4145
Map Sheet:TG04SW
Parish:LETHERINGSETT WITH GLANDFORD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Purpose built flint and brick museum created 1914-15 by Sir Alfred Jodrell of Bayfield Hall to house his collection of shells, acquired over a 60 year period. The building, which has 'Dutch' gables with a porch of matching design, consists of one main room with high level windows. Shells are also a feature of the interior decoration of the building. A brief history and photographs of the interior can be found in (S1).
A. Yardy (HES), 4 August 2011.

Monument Types

  • MUSEUM (World War One to Modern - 1915 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in serial: C. Cecil. 2001. He Shelves Sea Shells By the Sea Shore. Country Life. June 21.

Related records - none

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