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Soane's Music Room at North-East Corner of the Wilderness North of Earsham Hall, Earsham

Description: Soane's Music Room at North-East Corner of the Wilderness North of Earsham Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 7 December 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 225332

OS Grid Reference: TM3072190034
OS Grid Coordinates: 630721, 290034
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4595, 1.3947

Location: Private Road, Earsham, Norfolk NR35 2AW

Locality: Earsham
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR35 2AW

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Listing Text

Soane's Music Room at
north-east corner of the
wilderness north of
Earsham Hall
TM 39 SW 11/2A 7.12.59


1784 by Sir John Soane. A small rectangular brick building with fine ashlar
facade with parapet and cornice and advanced 3-bay centre with 4 Ionic engaged
columns supporting pediment containing medallion and garlands. Between the
columns a central glazed door with large semi-circular traceried fanlight
with keyblock. To left and right between columns tall straight-headed windows
with square lights above. Moulded string course continues over similar windows
in flanking bays but without lights above.
Interior: coffered segmental vaulted ceiling with modillion cornice. Alcove
at each end with coffered vault.
Iron railings to paved area in front. Illustrated in Soane's "Plans Elevations
and Sections of buildings in Norfolk, Suffolk etc". 1788.

Listing NGR: TM3072190034

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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