Record Details

NHER Number:33458
Type of record:Building
Name:Chesterfield Lodge and Villas


The Lodge and Villas were built in the 'cottage ornee' style in 1879, and were designed by David Brandon. The gardens have ornamental brick openwork walls.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2156 4208
Map Sheet:TG24SW

Full description

Norfolk Historic Gardens Survey grade two-star (regional importance).
See (S1).
Built in cottage ornee style in 1879 by B. Bond Cabbell both to identify the entrance to Cromer Hall as a gentleman's residence and to house railway workers.
Each house has a hedged front garden, those at the end continuing around the sides.
Ornamental pierced brick walling sweeps round the corners.
E. Rose (NLA) 25 February 1998.

Chesterfield Lodge and the Villas were listed in 1993. See (S2)
(S2) adds that architect was probably David Brandon and that the walls are of 'flint ashlar' with close studded timber frame for upper floor.
The Lodge has a staircase tower and terracotta roof finials.
Named after Cabbell's London house at Chesterfield Gardens.
E. Rose (NLA) 13 July 1998.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1039612.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1994? -2011?. English Heritage Digital Designation Record. Record. DNF5112.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Listing Notification. Notification. DNF5112.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Taigel, A. 1997. Norfolk Gardens Trust: Town Gardens Survey - Volume One. Norfolk Gardens Trust.

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