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Lyng House, Lyng

Description: Lyng House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 220739

OS Grid Reference: TG0704316243
OS Grid Coordinates: 607043, 316243
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7042, 1.0631

Location: Lyng, Norfolk NR9 5LJ

Locality: Lyng
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR9 5LJ

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Listing Text


4/33 Lyng House
- II

Farmhouse. 1734 engraved on a west gable tie-ends. The tie-ends form initials
I.B. Brick with pantile roofs. Rectangular main block with lower, yet
contemporary, service wing to side. 2 storeys with attic. Service wing
one storey with attic. High quality brickwork with black headers forming
vertical stripes between window bays. Symmetrical main block of 7 bays
with a central late C18 raised and fielded panelled door with a pedimented
doorcase on pilasters. Blind window above with a Norwich Union insurance
plaque No.10282. Modern aluminium windows in original openings. 2 surviving
late C18 sash windows with glazing bars flanking front door. These windows
have been rendered blind by the late C18 entrance hall which has plaster
coved niches filling the window spaces. Skewback arches to ground floor
windows. Plaster coved cornice. Gable-end stacks, the eastern stack with
angled shafts, possibly surviving from an earlier structure. Service wing
with one original 4-light mullion and transom window beneath a skewback
arch. Plaster coved cornice. 2 late C19 gabled dormers with shaped barge
boards. Later additions to side,front and rear. Interior mainly late C18
with one surviving duck's nest fire grate and several surrounds with
pilasters and moulded and carved mantel pieces. Hall with York stone floor
and staircase of square section balusters on open string with shaped tread
ends and swept handrail. Original butt-purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TG0704316243

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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