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Gillingham House, Gillingham

Description: Gillingham House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 226839

OS Grid Reference: TM4005893046
OS Grid Coordinates: 640058, 293046
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4825, 1.5340

Location: Rectory Road, Gillingham, Norfolk NR34 0HH

Locality: Gillingham
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR34 0HH

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Listing Text

TM 49 SW
8/62 Gillingham House
25-9-51 (formerly listed as
17/22 The Rectory)

- II

Former rectory house. Late C18. Brick, partly rendered and colourwashed.
Roofs of slate and black glazed pantiles. Two storeys and attics, two storey
rear wing. Unequal T-shaped plan, double pile to south. Facade of six bays;
sashes with glazing bars and cambered heads. Doorway with 6-panelled door
offset one bay to east: moulded architrave flanked by slim pilasters with
projecting canopy. Dentilled cornice. Four attic dormers with cambered lead
roofs. Eaves parapet. Parapeted and coped gables; east gable has brick
tumbling-in and internal chimney stack. West gable has elaborate external
stack with corbelled flues and weathered offsets with tumbling-in. Two storey
semicircular bay at west end of rear pile, partly slated, partly pantiled;
sashes with glazing bars, the ground floor openings with semicircular heads.
Two storey hipped range to rear with mainly C20 fenestration; later
lean-to's on west side, chimney stack off centre on ridge line. nterior:
principal ground floor rooms have C18 ceilings with geometrical rib patterns.
Good classical sitting room fireplace. Plain contemporary staircase.

Listing NGR: TM4005893046

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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