|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||Former dairy or venison house in Lexham Hall Park|
This former dairy was built around 1850. The octagonal flint and gault brick structure has a copper roof. Inside is a slate shelf set on Roman Doric columns and decorative floor tiles.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 86601 17163|
|Parish:||LEXHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Octagonal dairy (S1) and venison larder (S2) both dated around 1850; are these the same building?
E. Rose (NLA).
Former dairy. Around 1850. Flint with gault brick dressings and copper roof. Octagonal plan. Opposing doorways (one blocked) with two-centred arched heads with gauged brick voussoirs. Similar opposing windows with two-light Y-traceried frames and decorative ironwork. Slate shelf set on Roman Doric columns with capitals and abaci. Decorative encaustic floor tiles and white glazed wall tiles.
For more information see listed buildings description.
M. Dennis (NLA), 4 April 2006.
- DAIRY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- GAME LARDER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. |
|---||Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 322. |
|---||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2011. A new lease of life for estate's farm buildings. 4 February. |
|<S1>||Designation: English Heritage. Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England.. |
|<S2>||Unpublished Document: Norfolk County Council. [unknown]. Inventory of Historic Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in Norfolk.. |
|4089||Related to: Lexham Hall (Building)|
|30469||Related to: Lexham Hall Park (Monument)|