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The Dower House, Mergate Hall, Bracon Ash

Description: The Dower House, Mergate Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 226583

OS Grid Reference: TM1821099403
OS Grid Coordinates: 618210, 299403
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5487, 1.2170

Location: Mergate Lane, Bracon Ash, Norfolk NR14 8ER

Locality: Bracon Ash
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR14 8ER

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Listing Text


5/6 "The Dower


Barn below, dwelling above. C17 and later. Colour-washed brick with
pantiled roof. East end originally timber-framed, rebuilt in brick in
1789 (tie-ends). 2 storeys with attic. Some original 3-light ovolo
moulded mullion windows at ground floor. C20 fenestration at first floor.
Steep pitched roof and crow-stepped gables. Fine ovolo moulded principal
beams with elaborate faceted stops at first floor level and to the western
end of ground floor. 2 original door frames with chamfer stops and a
partly original winding stair from first floor to attic. Fine 11-bay
roof (3 trusses to each rebuilt in 1789) with clasped purlins reduced
principals and straight wind braces.

Listing NGR: TM1821099403

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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