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The Stables, Wolterton Hall, Wickmere

Description: The Stables, Wolterton Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 224528

OS Grid Reference: TG1639431784
OS Grid Coordinates: 616394, 331784
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8401, 1.2115

Location: Wickmere, Norfolk NR11 7LY

Locality: Wickmere
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR11 7LY

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following:


5/81 The Stables,
Wolterton Hall


The building shall be upgraded to Grade II* and the last two
sentences of the description shall be deleted and replaced by the
following: "Interior: The west part of the south range has circa
late C19 or early C20 stalls. The north-east corner range has
a butt-purlin roof with curved braces for a coved plaster ceiling
and a rounded south-west corner, possibly for a stair. Source:
Country Life, 18 July 1957".



5/81 The Stables,
Wolterton Hall


Stables. Circa 1750 by Thomas Ripley for Horatio Walpole. Brick with stone
dressings; Belgian tile roof. Rectangular on plan with central courtyard.
North front has central stone archway with two blind stone arches to each
side; moulded brick dentil eaves cornice; one attic sash with glazing bars
under pedimented gable to each side. Octagonal wooden clock tower on ridge.
Flanking this centre range are two slightly projecting 2-storey and attic
3 bay wings of the same height having sash windows; stone sills. Central
4-panel door to each, top 2 panels glazed. The courtyard has to the west
a single storey range with casements; some openings altered with large C20
doors. To the east a wall. The south range is single storey with sashes,
central doorway having fanlight with radiating glazing bars with doorway
to hayloft over which cuts through eaves. 4 attic sashes with pedimented
gables. Interior. South range has stable fittings intact. Country Life.
July 18th, 1957.

Listing NGR: TG1632231836

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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