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Stable Court and Cottage, Ken Hill House, Snettisham

Description: Stable Court and Cottage, Ken Hill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 221414

OS Grid Reference: TF6763434995
OS Grid Coordinates: 567634, 334995
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8863, 0.4901

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

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Listing Text


4/29 Stable Court and Cottage,
Ken Hill House.

- II

Stables and cottage. c.1880 by J.J. Stevenson. Coursed, squared carstone,
red pantiles. 4 sided court with cottage. Screen . wall on south-east,
stable range on north-east,screen walls north-west and south-west "Queen
Anne" or Domestic Revival style. Symmetrical semi-circular arches and piers
south-east range of 9 bays with filled in screen walling to height of arches.
'.. 5 central bays and both outer bays arches run across the gables of the
cottage and stable, with a common plinth and string course running as flat
coping across the wall. Cottage one storey with attic, 2 arches filled in
with Diocletian windows, a third C20 window inserted into former first open
bay of screen wall. Gable with circular arch, keyed surround, coped gable.
Balancing gable of stable block repeats details of south gable of cottage.
Stable range at north-east, single storey with attics, one and half storey
Loft at south-east with ground floor door, and sash, half dormer loft
door, coped verges and single stack. Stable to north has 3 boarded double
doors with glazing bar heads, the centre broken forward with 2 similar double
doors with hipped roof above and pigeon loft to apex. Workshop beyond with
door and 4-light glazing barred casement, coped verge and stack, smaller room
with door, casement and hipped gable. Off-centre on ridge to south a rectan-
gular wooden louvred cupola, ogee profile lead roof with weather vane
with "EG" initials for Edward Green. Court enclosed by wall on two other
sides. Cottage originally housed unmarried male servants separately from
the house.

Listing NGR: TF6763434995

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Source: English Heritage

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