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Letheringsett Lodge, Letheringsett with Glandford

Description: Letheringsett Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 224634

OS Grid Reference: TG0592138883
OS Grid Coordinates: 605921, 338883
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9079, 1.0608

Location: Thornage Road, Letheringsett, Norfolk NR25 7JB

Locality: Letheringsett with Glandford
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR25 7JB

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Listing Text


6/96 Letheringsett Lodge (formerly
20:2:52 listed as The Lodge)


House, Cl6 and C18. Flint with brick dressings, black glazed pantiles.
T plan. Front range facing north of 7 irregular bays, 2 storeys and attic
having 2 ridgelines, bays 3-5 mainly in brick forming a polygonal projection
having polygonal roof; end internal stacks, that to right having a chimney
bay of uncoursed flint; axial stack between bays 2 and 3; gable parapets;
wide eaves with modillions; brick dentil cornice; recessed sashes with thick
glazing bars, tall flat brick arches, stone sills. East gable has exposed
tie beam at first floor level, small blocked window to right, blocked doorway
with wooden lintel to left. Iron letters I B on each gable for John Burrell
(1734-86), rector. Rear of bays 1 and 2 of front range of coursed flint,
upper part and chimney bay uncoursed; bays 6 and 7 deeper with single-storey
brick addition to rear for passage and steps to cellar. Central wing of
7 bays to rear, of 7 bays, 2 storeys, steep pitched hipped roof of black
glazed pantiles, central axial stack; east facade: bays 1 to 3 with C20
inserted windows, bays 4 and 7 with black headers and Flemish bond, sashes
with glazing bars (one renewed) blank windows to bays 4 and 6 first floor;
large flat roofed porch to bay 6 having 2 fat Doric columns; door, reveals
and architrave panelled. Mid C18 west facade of rear wing: second bay has
coloured headers and shaped gable, tall semi-circular headed sash with glazing
bars to stair; continuous single storey outshut to right having tall tapering
cross stack (to bread oven); south return has large ground floor window with
iron glazing bars, glass pane inscribed Alfred Cooper/Letheringsett/G. Neal/
Letheringsett. Interior. Roof over bays 4 to 7 of rear wing of 3½ bays,
2 tiers butt purlin with wind braces, collars, C16, some rafters renewed,
roof line continues across front range. Front range roofs of staggered
purlins. Hall to rear wing; raised and fielded panelled dado, stone floor,
open string open-well staircase, turned balusters, ramped and wreathed
handrail. Front range: room to west with classical leaf frieze, moulded
window surrounds, C20 bay window to left of fireplace, C20 surround to C17
pine recess. Room to east with large fire recess asymmetrical to gable end,
stopped bressumer above, niche to recess. C17 panelling to first floor room
by central stack of rear wing. Bread oven and fireplace with C18 duck's
nest grate to service room of rear outshut.

Listing NGR: TG0592138883

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Source: English Heritage

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