Record Details

NHER Number:18412
Type of record:Building
Name:The White House, Lenwade


An late 17th or early 18th century house, which was extended in the late 18th or early 19th century to form a double pile house. The house has a coped brick boundary wall, ending in piers with stone ball finials.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1008 1822
Map Sheet:TG11NW

Full description

1982. Field Observation.
Located at the east end of Lenwade Street, near the mill, the east façade of this house is two-storeys with five bays and a pantile roof. It has a central pedimented doorway and while the rusticared brick quoins are painted over, the red brick gable walls remain unpainted. The house was constructed in the late 17th century and was extended on the west in the 18th or 19th century so as to form a double-ridged house.
E. Rose (NAU) 6 October 1982.

July 1983. Listed, Grade II.
The north wing of the house is dated to the early 18th century and the south wing to the late 18th or early 19th century. Also included in the listing is a brick boundary wall which is curved on the west side and ends in piers with stone ball finials.
See (S1) for the complete listing details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 12 January 2006

NGR corrected from original (TG 1009 1821).
M. Horlock (NLA), 24 March 2003.

Monument Types

  • BOUNDARY WALL (17th Century to 21st Century - 1675 AD to 2100 AD)
  • HOUSE (17th Century to 21st Century - 1675 AD to 2100 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, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 516.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1169269.
<S2>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.

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