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Washingford House, Bergh Apton

Description: Washingford House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 226728

OS Grid Reference: TG3109001361
OS Grid Coordinates: 631090, 301361
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5610, 1.4080

Location: Cooke's Road, Bergh Apton, Norfolk NR15 1AA

Locality: Bergh Apton
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR15 1AA

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Listing Text

TG 30 SW side
Washingford House


Farmhouse, c1600 with extensive C18 and C19 remodelling. Colourwashed
brick, hipped roofs of black-glazed pantiles, steeply-pitched at rear.
Two storeys and two storeys and attic - attic storey added to front range
in C19. South front remodelled in early C19, six bays; sashes with glazing
bars and architraves. Segmental arches over ground floor and first floor
openings. Central canted bay in red brick added C20 re-using a tripartite
sash with segmental head and radial glazing bars taken from the east wall;
two side sashes with glazing bars. Castellated parapets to bay. Two ridge
chimney stacks, to the west a C19 stack with a single octagonal shaft, to
the east a stack of c1600 with three octagonal shafts on moulded bases;
one shaft with rib decoration. On the north side, two wings of two storeys
with hipped roofs at the original steep pitch; sashes with glazing bars,
some blind first floor openings. Segmental heads to ground floor windows.
Lean-to between wings with tall semi-circular headed staircase window with
glazing bars. In the east wall, an inserted entrance doorway with semi-
circular fanlight with radiating glazing bars, and panelled entrance door
and reveal. To the right hand side a tripartite sash matching that re-set
on the front elevation. One early sash with heavy-section glazing bars
on west wall, first floor level. Some first floor rooms with coved plaster

Listing NGR: TG3109001361

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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