Record Details

NHER Number:3604
Type of record:Monument
Name:Congham House

Summary

Congham House was built in 1858 for Robert Elwes the painter and was burnt down in 1939. The Neo-Tudor servants' wing survived but may have been demolished. The iron gates of the house were made in 1870 and are now at Hillington Hall (NHER 3508).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7230 2326
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Congham House.
Built 1856, burnt down around 1930 (see (S1) for original extent). Neo-Tudor servants' wing survived but was due for demolition in 1983. Iron gates made in 1870 are now at Hillington Hall (NHER 3508).
E. Rose (NAU), 18 April 1985.

(S2) states that the house was built in 1858 by Robert Elwes the painter and was burnt down in 1939.
E. Rose (NLA), 11 September 1998.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Newspaper Article: 1998 Septemb. Lynn News.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1883. Ordnance Survey 25" 1st edition.

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