Record Details

NHER Number:15318
Type of record:Building
Name:Turret House

Summary

This is a Gothick house built around 1800 by John Withers, bricklayer, for himself. The interior is complete with geometrical stair, plasterwork and Gothick woodwork.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3383 0978
Map Sheet:TG30NW
Parish:BLOFIELD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Gothick house, about 1800.

September 1979.
Three bays, two storeys; battlemented; polygonal angle shafts with pinnacles. Single-storey porch, also pinnacled, with cusped window above. All in red brick. Very good condition.
E. Rose (NAU), 26 September 1979.

Built in 1832 by John Withers, bricklayer, for himself. Interior complete with geometrical stair, plasterwork, Gothick woodwork. Now known as Turrette House.
From (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 27 November 1984.

(S2) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 2 August 2004.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 408.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
<S2>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.

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