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The Grange, Great Cressingham

Description: The Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 221014

OS Grid Reference: TF8492201769
OS Grid Coordinates: 584922, 301769
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5823, 0.7280

Location: The Street, Great Cressingham, Norfolk IP25 6NL

Locality: Great Cressingham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP25 6NL

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Listing Text

TF 80 SW
(north west side)
9/17 The Grange

- II

Former rectory. Mainly late C18 with service wing retaining some evidence
of an earlier structure. Gault brick with some red brick to service wing.
Slate roofs. Irregular H plan with principal rooms to south block. 2 storeys
with a 2½ storey service wing. South facade of 5 bays of sash windows with
glazing bars beneath skewback arches. Centre bay with margin glazed French
windows. First floor windows with shaped blind boxes. Moulded wooden cornice
with a classical dentil course. Hipped roof. East (entrance) facade recessed
between north and south blocks. 3 bays of sash windows with glazing bars
beneath skewback arches. C19 gabled porch in Gothic style with a 4-centred
entrance arch and a parapet gable with moulded brick coping. West facade has
a first floor early C19 balcony with wrought iron railings and margin glazed
French windows. Irregular north facade with 2 sash windows with wide glazing
bars to ground floor, 3 other sash windows and a 2-light casement window to
top floor. Interior. Fine quarter-turn staircase with landing, probably mid
C18. Open string with shaped tread ends and 3 turned balusters per tread with
square knops. Wide handrail with open wreath onto a channelled newel. Simple
dado with channelled pilasters and handrail.

Listing NGR: TF8492201769

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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