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North Gates and Almshouses, Holkham

Description: North Gates and Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 May 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 223371

OS Grid Reference: TF8915043517
OS Grid Coordinates: 589150, 343517
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9557, 0.8144

Location: Holkham, Norfolk NR23 1RG

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

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Listing Text


5/67 North Gates and

Almshouses. Two ranges, originally built 1757, much remodelled and linked by
Gothic entrance screen in 1840's by S S Teulon. Almshouses of gault brick with
steeply pitched shingled roofs. One storey. Two-light casement windows in
chamfered brick surrounds with central mullion. Casements with cast-iron
tracery forming octagonal patterns. Two entrance doors in each range with
four-centred brick arches. Crow-stepped gables with finials. Two large chimney
stacks on each ridge line with twin diagonally set shafts and moulded tops. Each
block linked to central gateway by gault brick screen wall pierced by five
four-centred arches with continuous rectangular drip moulds over. Wrought iron
screens in opening. Roll-moulded brick coping to wall. Central four-centred
arched gateway to Park with angle buttresses and stepped and coped overthrow
in gault brick with Tripartite decorative panel.

Listing NGR: TF8915043517

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Source: English Heritage

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