Description: The Ancient House
Date Listed: 20 May 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 223385
OS Grid Reference: TF8923143962
OS Grid Coordinates: 589231, 343962
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9596, 0.8159
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HOLKHAM WELLS ROAD
TF 84SE (south aide)
5/81 The Ancient House
House. C19 remodelling of early C17 building. Flint and red brick with steeply
pitched pantile roof with crested ridge. Two storeys with one storey wing to S.
Crow-stepped gables. Early C17 two storey porch with ore-topper gable, three
light ovolo-mullioned window and moulded and chamfered door frame, Brick
rectangular hood moulds over openings. Five chimney stacks with paired terra-
cotta moulded shafts, bases and castellated caps. Two 3- and 4-light mullion
and transom windows, mostly C19. Pediments over some first floor windows.
Evidence of earlier brick and flint work in N gable with two 2-light window
with drip moulds, one opening blocked. Flank wall on E side of flint and brick
with pantile capping.
Listing NGR: TF8923143962
Source: English Heritage
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