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Norwich Lodges Including Gates Railings and Flanking Walls, Guist

Description: Norwich Lodges Including Gates Railings and Flanking Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 220670

OS Grid Reference: TF9926325913
OS Grid Coordinates: 599263, 325913
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7940, 0.9540

Location: Norwich Dr, Guist, Norfolk NR20 5PG

Locality: Guist
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR20 5PG

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Listing Text


1/18 Norwich Lodges including
gates,railings and
flanking walls.

- II

Pair of identical lodges to Sennowe Hall interconnected by railings and gate
piers with overthrow. Circa 1910 by G.J.Skipper. Brick with ashlar dressings
and slate and copper roofs. Each lodge is square in plan with a tower rising
from drive-side angle in line with gate piers. Single storeyed wings attached
to other sides. Main blocks of 2 storeys with single segmental 5-light bay
windows to ground floor level of main facades. Drive-side facades with 3-
bay porticos serving as pedestrian entrances; consisting of semicircular arches
on channelled ashlar piers. Plain platband. 2-light upper windows with stone
reveals and mullions. Wooden bracketted cornices and pyramidal roofs with
central stacks. Towers with modillion cornices and copper cupola roofs sur-
mounted by small wooden lanterns with weathervanes. Ornate iron railings
and gates. Main gates supported by a pair of square-sectioned stone piers
with lion's head carvings, modillion cornices and heraldic beasts on gadrooned
mounts. Ornate overthrow with spiral and leaf motifs. Lodges flanked by
low curved brick walls.

Listing NGR: TF9926325913

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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