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Washingford House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bergh Apton, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.561 / 52°33'39"N

Longitude: 1.408 / 1°24'28"E

OS Eastings: 631090

OS Northings: 301361

OS Grid: TG310013

Mapcode National: GBR WJP.GSB

Mapcode Global: WHMTW.LWNK

Entry Name: Washingford House

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050620

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226728

Location: Bergh Apton, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR15

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Bergh Apton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Bergh Apton St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

BERGH APTON COOKES ROAD, North
TG 30 SW side
Washingford House
2/21
25.9.51

GV II

Farmhouse, c1600 with extensive C18 and C19 remodelling. Colourwashed
brick, hipped roofs of black-glazed pantiles, steeply-pitched at rear.
Two storeys and two storeys and attic - attic storey added to front range
in C19. South front remodelled in early C19, six bays; sashes with glazing
bars and architraves. Segmental arches over ground floor and first floor
openings. Central canted bay in red brick added C20 re-using a tripartite
sash with segmental head and radial glazing bars taken from the east wall;
two side sashes with glazing bars. Castellated parapets to bay. Two ridge
chimney stacks, to the west a C19 stack with a single octagonal shaft, to
the east a stack of c1600 with three octagonal shafts on moulded bases;
one shaft with rib decoration. On the north side, two wings of two storeys
with hipped roofs at the original steep pitch; sashes with glazing bars,
some blind first floor openings. Segmental heads to ground floor windows.
Lean-to between wings with tall semi-circular headed staircase window with
glazing bars. In the east wall, an inserted entrance doorway with semi-
circular fanlight with radiating glazing bars, and panelled entrance door
and reveal. To the right hand side a tripartite sash matching that re-set
on the front elevation. One early sash with heavy-section glazing bars
on west wall, first floor level. Some first floor rooms with coved plaster
ceilings.


Listing NGR: TG3109001361

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