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Dunston Hall, Stoke Holy Cross

Description: Dunston Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 September 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 227208

OS Grid Reference: TG2257902059
OS Grid Coordinates: 622579, 302059
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5708, 1.2831

Location: Stoke Holy Cross, Norfolk NR14 8PF

Locality: Stoke Holy Cross
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR14 8PF

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Listing Text

STOKE HOLY CROSS DUNSTON
TG 20 SW
4/70 Dunston Hall
5/9/75
II
Country house. Begun 1859 by J.C. Buckler and work taken over by Edward
Boardman 1878. Brick with tiled roofs. Massive high Victorian Elizabethan
style. North and south fronts of E plan and both similar. 3 storeys and
attics. Main elevations in 5 bays, the end and centre bays project and are
gabled. Central bay is narrower but projects further. Each projecting bay has
octagonal corner turrets with tall ogeed finials of terracotta, as do the gable
heads. The 2 recessed bays have narrow dormer gables treated in a similar
manner. Fenestration of 2, 3, 4 and 6-light stone cross casements with leaded
panes and hood moulds. Moulded string course at first floor. Gabled roofs
and numerous chimney stacks with circular ornate terracotta flues. North front
has in addition a central stone 4-centred doorway with moulded jambs and carved
spandrels. Stables and stable yard connected to house by brick walls and lie
to the north-east. Similar style and materials.


Listing NGR: TG2257902059

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Source: English Heritage

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