Record Details

NHER Number:40082
Type of record:Building
Name:Kempstone Lodge


A late 18th century farmhouse with an early 19th century addition. The earlier main block is built of brick, has two storeys and a pantile roof and inside is an 18th century staircase. The early 19th century addition is colourwashed and has two storeys.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 88704 16113
Map Sheet:TF81NE

Full description

February 1984. Listed, Grade II.
Late 18th century farmhouse with early 19th century addition. Gault brick main block, colourwashed brick addition. Black pantiles. Main block recessed between pedimented flanking wings, two storeys, three bays with one bay wings. Pedimented and columned porch, tripartite window to each side. Other windows are sashes. One surviving acroterion in form of Egyptian pylon. Garden façade has three pairs of French windows with jalousies. Both fronts have platbands and moulded brick cornices, also on side wing pediments. Pedimented stair outshut to southwest with round headed window, some coloured glass. Hipped main roof. Addition to side is two storeys, three bays, bracketted eaves. Original staircase with shaped tread ends square balusters, swept handrail.
Information from (S1).
Photographs of side court (S2) and plans (S3) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 10 January 2004.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: CUCAP. TF 8816AE-AF.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 81 NE 7 [2].
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 450; Pl 108.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1342494.
<S2>Photograph: Bainbridge, G.. 2003. [unknown].
<S3>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.

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