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Merton Hall Gatehouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Merton, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5442 / 52°32'39"N

Longitude: 0.817 / 0°49'1"E

OS Eastings: 591116

OS Northings: 297765

OS Grid: TL911977

Mapcode National: GBR RBS.HCG

Mapcode Global: VHKBV.39RZ

Entry Name: Merton Hall Gatehouse

Listing Date: 21 July 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076830

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220072

Location: Merton, Breckland, Norfolk, IP25

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Merton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Merton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

MERTON
TL 99 NW

4/35 Merton Hall Gatehouse

21.7.51

G.V. II*

Gatehouse, now estate office. 1613. Brick with ashlar dressings and plain
tiled roof. 2 storeys on brick plinth. Semi circular doorway glazed in C20,
flanked by paired Tuscan columns on high bases. Entablature at first floor
level interrupts continuous string course of bowtells under hood. Single cross
mullioned stone casements of 3-lights to left and right under pediments.
Octagonal corner turrets. 3 shaped gables close cross gabled roofs and partly
contain first floor cross mullioned casements with pediments. Clock in central
gable head. Central timber cupola. Letters R.G. on first floor. 2 rainwater
heads dated 1620. South and north gables shaped on square shoulders, latter
with 2 first floor windows under pediments. External stacks with tall star
capped octagonal shafts C19. Rear elevation similar to front. Punched
balustraded wall continues west to enclose original courtyard leading to brick
wall with coping and octagonal corner turret at return.


Listing NGR: TL9111697765

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