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The Hermit's House, Bawburgh

Description: The Hermit's House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 226410

OS Grid Reference: TG1573208818
OS Grid Coordinates: 615732, 308818
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6342, 1.1866

Location: Hall Farm Place, Bawburgh, Norfolk NR9 3LW

Locality: Bawburgh
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR9 3LW

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There is also a scheduled monument, Two garden houses near the Hall, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

TG 1508
9/7 The Hermit's House.
(formerly listed as
2.10.51 garden house)

Possible former dovecote to Bawburgh Hall (demolished). Mid C17
incorporating C14 decorative mouldings from a demolished ecclesiast-
ical structure. Square in plan and 2 storeys. Elaborate C14 plinth.
Blocked door to south, large C19 opening with segmental arch to north.
Moulded median frieze with 3 recessed circular medallions above it on
west side. Blocked moulded oval windows with winged angels in
spandrels on south and east sides. C14 quatrefoil frieze and C14
cornice with abundant foliage ornament. pyramidal roof with a badly
worn C14 pinnacle figure, possibly of Virgin and Child. C17 brick,
flint and stone wall with moulded brick coping abuts south west
corner. Listed II* for mediaeval remains.

Listing NGR: TG1573208818

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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