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Turret House, Heacham

Description: Turret House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 221186

OS Grid Reference: TF6806437882
OS Grid Coordinates: 568064, 337882
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9121, 0.4979

Location: 19 Hunstanton Road, Heacham, Norfolk PE31 7HH

Locality: Heacham
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE31 7HH

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Listing Text

Turret House.


House. c.1830 and late Cl9. Earlier house red brick, black glazed pantiles,
late C19 addition rubble carstone, flint, brick and cut stone dressings.
House to south, 3 ground and 2 first-floor sashes with glazing bars. Off
centre door with rectangular fan light, flat roofed porch, 2 columns with
fluted neckings plain shafts. One south end gable and one axial stack.
Addition at north, late Cl9 Tudoresque Gothic incorporating some medieval
but largely C19 cut stone details. At south 2 storey returned bay connecting
with house, rubble carstone with brick dress, octagonal brick angle pier with
applied stone octagonal fragment with tracery and finials. First-floor string
course, attic parapet and flat roof. 2 storey tower in centre, ground-floor
rectangular stone window and brick angle piers, first floor largely stone
dressed rectangular tower with 4 traceried angle turrets with finials and
2 ogee headed Gothic windows. Single storey to north with large 3-light Tudor
terracotta casement. 2 storey semi-octagonal tower with ground floor renewed
perhaps C15 battlemented 2-light casement to south, C13 tomb lid to north,
2 first floor 2-light casements, battlements. First floor decorative string
course of flint and terracotta connects these 3 bays.

Listing NGR: TF6806437882

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Source: English Heritage

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