Description: Thurton Lodge on North West Side of Drive to Langley Park
Date Listed: 5 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 226769
OS Grid Reference: TM3437099896
OS Grid Coordinates: 634370, 299896
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5464, 1.4552
THURTON NORWICH ROAD
TM 39 NW
5/61 Thurton Lodge on
5.9.60 NW side of drive
to Langley Park
Gate lodge c1785 by Sir John Soane. Gault brick with Portland and York
stone dressings. Slate roof with pedimented gables. One storey, square
on plan. Gable walls to north and south have a pair of recessed Tuscan
columns supporting a metope frieze and gable pediment. Central window
opening between columns containing semi-ciruclar headed sash with glazing
bars under a rubbed brick arch. Cornice overhang with guttae continues
along east and west walls. In the east wall facing the driveway, a semi-
circular headed doorway with a rubbed arch of two orders; spandrel with
beaded panels and two incised quatrefoils, door with four flush panels.
Blind semi-circular headed recess centrally placed in west wall. Central
chimney stack on ridge line with dogtooth ornament to cap. Fireplace on
west wall with C19 iron range in altered opening. Railings screen at south
east corner on low brick plinth; diagonally-set square section wrought iron
railings with necked and tapered finials. Square cage gate piers
incorporating elongated cast iron medallions and capped with a pair of cast
roundels on scrolled bases. Two swept stay-bars on north side of pier.
(Gates removed for repair at time of survey).
Listing NGR: TM3437099896
Source: English Heritage
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