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West Lodge, Easton

Description: West Lodge

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 226460

OS Grid Reference: TG1409411710
OS Grid Coordinates: 614094, 311710
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6608, 1.1643

Location: Easton, Norfolk NR9 5EL

Locality: Easton
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR9 5EL

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Listing Text

TG 11 SW
Lower Easton
West Lodge
Former farmhouse of c.1600 with later additions. 1743 on facade hoppers.
Brick with pantiled and slate roofs. L-plan Lobby Entrance house with
central axial stack in main wing. Gable end stack on subsidiary wing.
Main facade 1743 and early C19. 2-storeys with attics and cellar beneath
northern half. 1743 5-bay arrangement turned into 3 bays with the C19
insertion of large arched tripartite sash windows. 2 leaf front door with
rusticated skewback arch and flat hood on carved consoles. One surviving
central 1743 window opening with raised brick surround. 2 dormer windows
with moulded pediments and casements with leaded lights. Varied C19 and C20
fenestration on other elevations with C17 moulded brick pediments surviving.
Single storey C19 extension with saw tooth cornice heightened later in the
century. Original fireplace in subsidiary wing with chamfered stone jambs
and wooden lintel. Principal beams with elaborate barred and double
jewelled stops. One surviving beam on first floor of main wing with ogee
stops. Original roofs with butt-purlins, collars and ties. Original
cellar entrance at rear of main wing. Late C17 two ramp staircase with
tapered and carved balusters; contemporary panelled cellar door. Main wing
refurbished in 1743 with barrel-vaulted tunnel through stack, fireplaces
and panelling.

Listing NGR: TG1409411710

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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