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The Stower Grange, Drayton

Description: The Stower Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 228406

OS Grid Reference: TG1808413918
OS Grid Coordinates: 618084, 313918
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6790, 1.2247

Location: School Road, Drayton, Norfolk NR8 6EF

Locality: Drayton
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR8 6EF

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Listing Text


7/15 The Stower Grange.
(Formerly listed as the
Old Rectory. )
- II

Former rectory, now restaurant and hotel. Mainly C18 and C19, but with
C17 central core. Built of flint and brick, red brick, gault brick and
colourwashed brick. Pantiled and slate roofs. Central section, 2½ storeys
with collar. Extension to east, extension to west, additional parallel
pile to north west, and 2 projecting northern wings, 2 storeys. Facade
has central section of 5 windows, 3 windows to west and 3 windows to east,
with entrance doors adjacent to the central section. Sash windows with
glazing bars and flat brick arches. Door to right C19, 6 panels with
fanlight and moulded timber doorcase with projecting pediment on consoles.
Door to left, C19, double leaf 3 panel with fanlight, moulded timber doorcase
with projecting pediment on consoles. Central section has steep pitched
roof with timber modillion eaves, 2 gabled dormers with casement windows
with glazing bars. Parapet gables to west with gable stack. Section
to east has lower roof, with timber modillion eaves, and the line of an
earlier gable, centrally, marked by a parapet and axial stack. C17 fabric
can be seen in the central section, continuing to the centre of the eastern
section. Western section in gault brick has hipped roof and end stacks.
Blind boxes to first floor windows. At the rear to east, C17 moulded
brick kneeler projects at first floor sill height. Early C18, double
gabled wing of 3 windows with plat-band at first floor level. Cross windows
with wrought iron casements, and segmental brick arches. Interior mainly
C19 and C20. Axial beam and close spaced joists in east end. Good C19
dogleg stair with square balusters and hard wood handrail terminating
with a scroll.

Listing NGR: TG1808413918

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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