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Narborough House

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentney, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6916 / 52°41'29"N

Longitude: 0.5814 / 0°34'53"E

OS Eastings: 574557

OS Northings: 313563

OS Grid: TF745135

Mapcode National: GBR P62.9SD

Mapcode Global: WHKQM.XL1W

Entry Name: Narborough House

Listing Date: 20 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077626

English Heritage Legacy ID: 222008

Location: Pentney, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Pentney

Built-Up Area: Narborough

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Pentney

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

PENTNEY LYNN ROAD
TF 71 SW
10/75 Narborough House
- II
House, early C19, remodelled late C19. Gault brick, hipped slate roof with
central glazed lantern not visible; 3 bays, 3 storeys, 3 bays deep.
Rusticated brick quoins and window surrounds. Entrance facade to east:
platbands to first and second floors, moulded brick cornice, centre bay breaks
forward with rusticated quoins, central single storeyed flat roofed porch
added late C19 to match facade, cambered heads to doorway and to large fixed
windows of returns; windows with margin lights containing stained glass said
to be by E. Burne-Jones incorporating flowers made from bullions of crown
glass. Splayed rusticated arches with scalloped bases to ground and first
floor sashes bays 1 and 3; semi-circular headed sash with keyed arch to centre
bay of first floor; second floor sashes with splayed rusticated arches. Right
return with set back single bay addition of late C19 to match facade. Left
return to south: 3 storeys, 3 bays; ground floor with large canted bay having
polygonal lead roof to first bay, sashes; semi-circular headed keyed niche
to central bay ground floor; other openings as to east facade but with brick
balcony to central bay of first floor. Rear to west: several late C19
additions including flat roofed two storeyed addition to left extending beyond
main house, single storeyed addition with canted bay window to centre, canted
bay window part enclosed by conservartory to right. Interior: room at south
west angle with white marble fire place having acanthus leaf consoles, fire
surround of painted tiles of classical females representing winter and summer
said to be by Minton following designs of Burne-Jones, reeded brass strips
and brass plaques in upper corners showing birds in relief; cast iron grilles
c.1880 to conservatory floor. Open well staircase with stone stairs and
wreathed mahogany handrail, late C19 lincrusta paper. to stair dado; stair
well lantern with etched glass.


Listing NGR: TF7455713563

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