|Type of record:||Building|
A 17th century manor house, probably on the site of an earlier building, in which Queen Elizabeth I is reputed to have stayed. The house contains extensive 17th century wooden panelling. A nearby barn, dating from the 17th century, was also used as a dower house.
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|Grid Reference:||TM 18259 99390|
|Parish:||BRACON ASH, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Great house, very elaborate, of 17th century date; probably no older remnants, despite claims.
18th and 19th century extensions. Much original and 18th century woodwork but some is from elsewhere.
Adjacent contemporary barn and cottages.
Listed grade II*.
See (S1) and (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NLA) 26 July 1990.
- BARN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- DOWER HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
- Listed Building
- Listed Building
Sources and further reading
|---||Newspaper Article: 1985. Eastern Daily Press. 8 February. |
|---||Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest. |
|---||Graphic material: Various. Various. Architectural plans.. |
|---||Map: Bryant. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk. |
|---||Newspaper Article: 1998. Eastern Daily Press. 31 January. |
|---||Newspaper Article: 2000. Eastern Daily Press. 15 March. |
|---||Serial: Pevsner, N.. The Buildings of England.. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Unpublished document: Unknown. 1953. 'Historical Survey' from Coronation Day Programme. |
|<S2>||Monograph: Hitchin-Kemp, F., Kemp, T.T., Kemp, D.W., Kemp-Welch, L.E.. 1902. A general history of the Kemp and Kempe families of Great Britain and her colonies.. pp54-60. |
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