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Latitude: 52.679 / 52°40'44"N
Longitude: 1.2247 / 1°13'28"E
OS Eastings: 618084
OS Northings: 313918
OS Grid: TG180139
Mapcode National: GBR VFR.4F9
Mapcode Global: WHLS2.SXCK
Entry Name: The Stower Grange
Listing Date: 19 January 1952
Last Amended: 12 October 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1170619
English Heritage Legacy ID: 228406
Location: Drayton, Broadland, Norfolk, NR8
Civil Parish: Drayton
Built-Up Area: Taverham
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Drayton St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TG 11 SE DRAYTON SCHOOL ROAD (north side)
7/15 The Stower Grange.
(Formerly listed as the
Old Rectory. )
Former rectory, now restaurant and hotel. Mainly C18 and C19, but with
C17 central core. Built of flint and brick, red brick, gault brick and
colourwashed brick. Pantiled and slate roofs. Central section, 2½ storeys
with collar. Extension to east, extension to west, additional parallel
pile to north west, and 2 projecting northern wings, 2 storeys. Facade
has central section of 5 windows, 3 windows to west and 3 windows to east,
with entrance doors adjacent to the central section. Sash windows with
glazing bars and flat brick arches. Door to right C19, 6 panels with
fanlight and moulded timber doorcase with projecting pediment on consoles.
Door to left, C19, double leaf 3 panel with fanlight, moulded timber doorcase
with projecting pediment on consoles. Central section has steep pitched
roof with timber modillion eaves, 2 gabled dormers with casement windows
with glazing bars. Parapet gables to west with gable stack. Section
to east has lower roof, with timber modillion eaves, and the line of an
earlier gable, centrally, marked by a parapet and axial stack. C17 fabric
can be seen in the central section, continuing to the centre of the eastern
section. Western section in gault brick has hipped roof and end stacks.
Blind boxes to first floor windows. At the rear to east, C17 moulded
brick kneeler projects at first floor sill height. Early C18, double
gabled wing of 3 windows with plat-band at first floor level. Cross windows
with wrought iron casements, and segmental brick arches. Interior mainly
C19 and C20. Axial beam and close spaced joists in east end. Good C19
dogleg stair with square balusters and hard wood handrail terminating
with a scroll.
Listing NGR: TG1808413918
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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