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The Gatehouse to the Manor, Barsham

Description: The Gatehouse to the Manor

Grade: I
Date Listed: 16 January 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 223497

OS Grid Reference: TF9172733888
OS Grid Coordinates: 591727, 333888
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8683, 0.8470

Location: Fakenham Road, Barsham, Norfolk NR21 0LH

Locality: Barsham
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR21 0LH

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There is also a scheduled monument, Gatehouse at manor house, East Barsham, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Explore more of the area around Barsham, Norfolk at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

6/3 East Barsham

The Gatehouse to the


Detached gatehouse. Dateable on heraldic evidence post 1527. Brick rubble and
moulded brick. Two storeys, with 4 corner angle shafts rising above battlemented
parapet to form circular finials. Perpendicular arch to south, stone jambs with
moulded brick arch; spandrel with Tudor Royal coat of arms post 1527. First floor
3-light mullioned window in panelled field which runs over the angle shafts on this
face only. Vaulting inside arch no longer extant. To north facing house arch in
fleuron framed compartment. At west 5-sided staircase turret. Thought to have been
flanked with now demolished ancillary wings to East Barsham Manor. Scheduled Ancient
Monument, County Number 138.

Listing NGR: TF9172733888

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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