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North Lodges to Weston House, Connected by Railings, Piers and Gates, Morton on the Hill

Description: North Lodges to Weston House, Connected by Railings, Piers and Gates

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 228426

OS Grid Reference: TG1195217361
OS Grid Coordinates: 611952, 317361
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7124, 1.1364

Location: 14 Fakenham Road, Morton, Norfolk NR9 5SW

Locality: Morton on the Hill
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR9 5SW

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Listing Text


2/35 North Lodges to Weston
House, connected by
railings, piers and

- II

Pair of identical lodge houses. Early C19. Yellow gault brick with limestone
and stucco dressings. Shallow-pitched slate roof with pedimented gables.
Moulded stone plinth, rusticated quoins. Central Venetian window recessed
in a semi-circular headed opening; two Doric columns on pedestals with linking
balustrade. Continuous Doric frieze of triglyphs and metopes surmounted by
moulded dornice and, on north and south, gable pediments containing arms and
motto. Facing the driveway, a centrally placed Doric portico in antis with
semi-circular headed entrance door. Central chimney stack, with four attached
square brick shafts with moulded linking caps. Plinth continued to form base
for railings and gate piers : spear-headed iron railings with swept top rail
and lower dog-rail with secondary uprights, also spear-headed. Rusticated
stone gate piers with moulded cappings and ball-finials. Pair gates with
double sweep to top rail, detailing matching the screen railings. Cast gilded
medallion enrichment in each gate. Panelled gault brick screen wall to rear
yard of each lodge.

Listing NGR: TG1195217361

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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