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The Triumphal Arch, Holkham

Description: The Triumphal Arch

Grade: I
Date Listed: 20 May 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 223344

OS Grid Reference: TF8823239439
OS Grid Coordinates: 588232, 339439
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9194, 0.7984

Location: The Avenue, Holkham, Norfolk NR23 1RX

Locality: Holkham
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR23 1RX

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Listing Text


9/60 The Triumphal Arch

G.V. I
Gatehouse, completed C176O. Built by Matthew Brettingham to a design attributed
to William Kent. Gault brick with flint rustication and stone dressings. Slated
and lead-covered roofs. Tripartite facade of one wide and two narrow arched
openings surmounted by plain pediments. Groined brick vaults under arches.
String course at impost level of main arch. Shaped buttresses on E and W sides
of centre block. Dentilled cornice. Tripartite lunette windows under central
pediment. Ball finials on side wing pediments.

Listing NGR: TF8823239439

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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