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Colkirk House

A Grade II Listed Building in Colkirk, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8017 / 52°48'6"N

Longitude: 0.8478 / 0°50'52"E

OS Eastings: 592071

OS Northings: 326488

OS Grid: TF920264

Mapcode National: GBR R7Q.C56

Mapcode Global: WHKQ5.ZTWZ

Entry Name: Colkirk House

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152336

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220472

Location: Colkirk, Breckland, Norfolk, NR21

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Colkirk

Built-Up Area: Colkirk

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Colkirk with Oxwick with Pattesley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 92 NW COLKIRK HALL LANE
(west side)

1/17 Colkirk House

- II

Large house. Dated 1834 on chimney shafts. Gault brick, some -red brick and
some stone. Concrete tiled roofs. Main block forms a cross wing with gable-
ends only slightly advanced in relation to double pile service wing. 2 storeys
with attics, and vaulted cellars. Main facade to north of 3 bays with pedi-
mented and slightly advanced central bay flanked by plain paired pilasters.
Sash windows with glazing bars beneath skewback arches. Stone porch with
pilasters and deep plain entablature. Narrow semicircular flanking windows
and 2-leaf panelled door. Moulded brick platband, moulded cornices and arms
in central pediment with motto "cor unum via una". Paired pilasters to angles
and to pedimented gable-ends. Rear wing of 3 bays of sashes with glazing bars
beneath skewback arches. Raised panels above first floor windows. South facade
in red brick with slightly advanced lateral bays with broken pediments forming
imposts of semicircular headed windows. Interior. Fine stone flying stair
with decorative cast iron balusters, lantern and plasterwork. Hall of 3 groin
vaulted, 3-centred bays. Fine Regency plasterwork throughout main rooms. One
late C19 fireplace with abstract geometrical motifs designed by Jekyll and
produced by Barnard, Bishop and Barnard (foundries) of Norwich.


Listing NGR: TF9207126488

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