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Holiday House, Old Catton

Description: Holiday House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 228103

OS Grid Reference: TG2335012149
OS Grid Coordinates: 623350, 312149
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6610, 1.3013

Locality: Old Catton
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR6 7DJ

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Listing Text

Holiday House.


Former Lodge, c.1800 and later, of colourwashed brick and thatch. 'T'-shaped
plan, 1½ storeys, with C20 single storey extension to west. Possibly a
"Cottage Ornee" associated with Humphry Repton's first commission for the
design of the park at Catton Hall. Extended to the west with a cross wing
in the C19. Blocked doorway to south with pointed arch between canted bays.
with hipped roofs and 3 light casement windows with intersecting tracery,
wrought iron lights with octagonal lead glazing and pointed brick arches.
Gable wall of cross wing projects with 3 light casement windows with pointed
arches and hood moulds at ground floor level, and 2 light casement window
at first floor level. Gabled porches to east and north with rustic posts
and braces. Lodge keeper's door to former carriage drive, now meter cupboard.
North elevation with central double doors-flanked by 2 light windows with
reticulated lead glazing, intersecting tracery and 2 centred arches. Gabled
dormer to north with 2 light casement window with lead glazing central axial
stack. C19 stair. Some 'Gothick' doors. C19 fireplace with reeded pilasters
and paterae stops.

Listing NGR: TG2335012149

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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