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High House, Heacham

Description: High House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 April 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 221203

OS Grid Reference: TF6774037631
OS Grid Coordinates: 567740, 337631
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9099, 0.4930

Location: 31 Station Road, Heacham, Norfolk PE31 7HE

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

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Listing Text


4/21 High House.
- II

House. Dated LDA 1726. Squared and coursed carstone with red brick dressings
of high quality. 2 storeys and attics, 5 bays. Ground-floor 4 and first
floor 5 sashes with glazing bars, brick rustication and flat rubbed brick
arches. Rustication at extremities, then brick pilasters slightly proud of
the facade, moulded eaves cornice, brick first floor plat-band. Central early-
mid C19 stucco rendered porch angle pilasters, entablature and parapet, with
2 leaf part glazed under doors. 3 attic dormers, 2 light casements with
glazing bars, with moulded triangular pedimented gables at north and south
and segmental pediment to centre. Coped parapets, end stack at north, C20
concrete pantiles. 2 storey wing at rear, late C18 or early C19; stone with
brick dressings; sashes with glazing bars, C20 pantiled roof. Former ballroom
and kitchen wing demolished. Early in C20 used as co-educational school
founded by Harry Loweninson, friend of journalist Robert Blatchford who worked
as groundsman here.

Listing NGR: TF6774037631

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Source: English Heritage

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