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Description: Drayton Lodge
Date Listed: 19 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 228397
OS Grid Reference: TG1864313154
OS Grid Coordinates: 618643, 313154
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6720, 1.2324
This building is also a scheduled monument.
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TG 11 SE DRAYTON DRAYTON HIGH ROAD
7/6 Drayton Lodge
Ruined "plaisance" early C15 of soft pale red brick. Rectangular plan,
formerly of two storeys, with drum towers at the corners. English bond
brickwork, patched on north and south faces, at the base with C16 brick.
Slit windows in drums, with arches over internal splayed reveals. Springing
of former arched entrances from drums to interior. Central door opening
in south wall with 4 centred arch with window opening to its west. 3
slit windows above, all with splayed internal reveals. Remains of fireplace
and tapered flue above in west wall, now containing later doorway. Seating
for transverse first floor beam in south wall. Some small amounts of
plaster remain. Ancient Monument, County Number 141. Graded II* for
early brickwork. Norfolk Archaeology Vol. II 1849, p. 363. Norfolk
Archaeology Vol. XXIX 1946 p. 228.
Listing NGR: TG1864313154
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