Record Details

NHER Number:44530
Type of record:Building
Name:Two Stud Farmhouse Cottages

Summary

Early 19th century cottages with a three-storey central pedimented tower flanked by single bay wings. The cottages are built in a simple Neo-Classical style similar to Samuel Wyatt's designs for the Holkham Estate.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 03320 32589
Map Sheet:TG03SW
Parish:MELTON CONSTABLE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1984. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Cottages. About 1820. Gault brick façade, red brick returns and rear, 20th century flat pantiled roof. 3 storey pedimented centre tower with flanking single bay wings and returned single bay wings, 2 storeys forming 'U' plan. Simple brick Neo-classical style, similar to Samuel Wyatt designs for the contemporary Holkham estate. Centre piece with ground floor bay with 2 doors possibly inserted in original open arched entrance, flush rubbed brick relieving arch above. Attic with one 2 light casement with dentil eaves cornice pediment above. Flanking bays with single ground floor and first floor casements; at first floor as half dormers under pediments. Returned wings with single ground floor cross-windows and single first floor casements. Moulded brick eaves, one ridge stack to each returned wing, two to cross wing and one to tower with moulded parapets with dentils.
Information from (S1).
A. Cattermole (NLA), 10 May 2006.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (19th Century to 21st Century - 1820 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1373775.

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