Record Details

NHER Number:35702
Type of record:Building
Name:White Lodge Boathouse


This boathouse and garden room date to 1938. The single storey clapboarded structure has a thatched roof. This is a typical early 20th century building from the time when sailing and boating on the Norfolk Broads became popular. The boathouse is connected with Arthur Ransome, the author of Swallows and Amazons.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3451 1684
Map Sheet:TG31NW

Full description

Boathouse and garden room around 1930. Single storey, thatched roof; clapboarding, metal casements with wooden frames and leaded lights doors under eyebrows, lattice foors to dock. Typical buildings of early 20th century recreational colonisation of Broads and connected with Arthur Ransome.
Added to (S1) and (S2) August 2000.
E. Rose (NLA), 3 October 2000.

However, the garden room was delisted almost immediately.
The boathouse is still listed and is now dated to 1938.
E. Rose (NLA), 12 February 2001.

Monument Types

  • BOAT HOUSE (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Listing Notification. Notification. DNF6386.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1382130.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1399656.

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