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The Bath House, Melton Constable

Description: The Bath House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 223972

OS Grid Reference: TG0280531945
OS Grid Coordinates: 602805, 331945
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8468, 1.0102

Location: Melton Constable, Norfolk NR24 2QT

Locality: Melton Constable
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR24 2QT

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Listing Text

The following building:-


3/60 The Bath House

- II

shall be upgraded to Grade II* (star) and the second sentence of
the description shall be amended to read:
"Probably 1764, by Lancelot Brown for Sir Edward Astley."


3/60 The Bath House.


Former bath house, now a cottage. Mid to late C18. Stuccoed brick, slated
roofs. Central 3 storey 3 sided bowed centre, flanking 2-storey single bays,
2 bay returns. Castellated Gothick. Ground floor and first floor 5 Gothick
switch tracery arched headed sash windows with glazing bars. Returns with
2 ground and first floor switch tracery sashes. Stucco quoins and battlements.
Blank windows with painted glazing bars to second floor of central bow with
conical slated roof with weather vane behind. Battlemented parapet, central
sun-dial. Sun-dial first floor of south return. 2 storey 2-bay brick addition
to south, red brick but with switch tracery Gothick sashes and brick battle-
ments. Brick outshut rear. Ground floor former bathroom with wooden cornice
and 6 panelled doors with architraves. Perhaps by "Capability"
Brown c.1764-1709 : see Dorothy Stroud, Capability Brown (2nd ed 1975) pp112, 233.

Listing NGR: TG0280531945

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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