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Thurton Lodge on North West Side of Drive to Langley Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thurton, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5464 / 52°32'47"N

Longitude: 1.4552 / 1°27'18"E

OS Eastings: 634370

OS Northings: 299896

OS Grid: TM343998

Mapcode National: GBR XL8.8QR

Mapcode Global: VHM63.58P7

Entry Name: Thurton Lodge on North West Side of Drive to Langley Park

Listing Date: 5 September 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050638

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226769

Location: Thurton, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR14

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Thurton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Thurton St Ethelbert

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

THURTON NORWICH ROAD
TM 39 NW
5/61 Thurton Lodge on
5.9.60 NW side of drive
to Langley Park
GV II*

Gate lodge c1785 by Sir John Soane. Gault brick with Portland and York
stone dressings. Slate roof with pedimented gables. One storey, square
on plan. Gable walls to north and south have a pair of recessed Tuscan
columns supporting a metope frieze and gable pediment. Central window
opening between columns containing semi-ciruclar headed sash with glazing
bars under a rubbed brick arch. Cornice overhang with guttae continues
along east and west walls. In the east wall facing the driveway, a semi-
circular headed doorway with a rubbed arch of two orders; spandrel with
beaded panels and two incised quatrefoils, door with four flush panels.
Blind semi-circular headed recess centrally placed in west wall. Central
chimney stack on ridge line with dogtooth ornament to cap. Fireplace on
west wall with C19 iron range in altered opening. Railings screen at south
east corner on low brick plinth; diagonally-set square section wrought iron
railings with necked and tapered finials. Square cage gate piers
incorporating elongated cast iron medallions and capped with a pair of cast
roundels on scrolled bases. Two swept stay-bars on north side of pier.
(Gates removed for repair at time of survey).


Listing NGR: TM3437099896

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