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Knapton House, Knapton

Description: Knapton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 224288

OS Grid Reference: TG2978833762
OS Grid Coordinates: 629788, 333762
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8523, 1.4114

Location: N Walsham Road, Knapton, Norfolk NR28 0RT

Locality: Knapton
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR28 0RT

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Listing Text

TG 23 SE
(west side)
3/74 Knapton House
- II

House, c.1800. Gault brick with slate roof. East facade of 2 storeys in
5 bays, the second and fourth bays broken forward. Facade articulated by
4 colourwashed giant Ionic pilasters with the capitals further enriched by
acanthus leaves. Central panelled door approached through semi-circular porch
on 2 Roman Doric columns and 2 pilasters. Above door is a fanlight, above
porch an iron balustrade. Round-headed ground floor sashes with glazing bars
below gauged arches. 2 central windows within arched recesses. 4 first floor
sashes with glazing bars and central balcony door within rendered architrave.
Deep timber eaves cornice dentiled in centre below pediment. Hipped roof
with 2 symmetrically placed stacks on rear roof slope. Returns also
distinguished by giant corner pilasters and bowed walls, shallow to south
and deeply bowed to north. Rear block of irregular but predominantly square
plan illuminated through square-headed sash windows with glazing bars and
gauged skewback arches. Eaves cornice and roof as facade.

Listing NGR: TG2978833762

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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