Record Details

NHER Number:41263
Type of record:Building
Name:Bressingham Lodge

Summary

A brick house, used as a rectory, built in 1842 by Teulon in a Gothick style, complete with battlements. The stable, dovecote and other outbuildings are all built in the same style.

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Location

Grid Reference:TM 07724 80758
Map Sheet:TM08SE
Parish:BRESSINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Former Rectory, built 1842 by S. S. Teulon in Tudor style Red brick, yellow brick dressings.
Tiled roof.
2 storey west front of three bays, centre bay projects with octagonal finial; two small gables over flanking bays have parapet and dentils.
Dripmoulds to windows.
Ground floor has central large canted bay with battlements.
Chimneys with diagonal brick shafts.
Conservatory on south.
North side has square bay window with battlements and arms; porch to one side with arch and date.
To east are stables in same style, one storey and attic, central gable over carriage doors, bellcote above. To each side, stable doors with gabled loft doors.
To southeast, further stables, here of flint, with shaped ridge tiles. Gables over doors at each end.
Open cart shed with arched loft door in gable. Small central gabled lantern to pigeon loft.
See (S1).
An unattributed reference to 'a cruciform Tudoresque building with central tower which is said to be a copy of the Old Rectory which stood where the present rectory is' may be a very confused version of this; no other building in the parish fits this description.
E. Rose (NLA), 19 March 2005.

Monument Types

  • CART SHED (19th Century - 1842 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DOVECOTE (19th Century - 1842 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STABLE (19th Century - 1842 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VICARAGE (19th Century - 1842 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 216; Pl 121.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entries 1049649, 1049650 and 1373586.

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