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How Hill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ludham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7171 / 52°43'1"N

Longitude: 1.5114 / 1°30'41"E

OS Eastings: 637255

OS Northings: 319056

OS Grid: TG372190

Mapcode National: GBR XJ6.QXV

Mapcode Global: WHMT5.5YZW

Entry Name: How Hill House

Listing Date: 12 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171918

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224403

Location: Ludham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR29

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Ludham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Ludham St Catherine

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

LUDHAM HOW HILL ROAD
TG 31 NE
(west side)
8/72 How Hill House

G.V. II

House. 1903 with later additions, by T.E. Boardman. Roughcast brick and
thatched roof. T. plan. 2 1/2 storeys. Single storey service wings to north
and east and to south a bow fronted living room over a basement level loggia.
Built in a vernacular Jacobean style with studied irregular fenestration of
lead glazed casements with pargetted architraves of trailing vine pattern,
and above, projecting stone hood moulds. Splayed bay window on the east end
of the south front, of 2 storeys with a stone parapet with an open strapwork
design. To its left a stone porch with open semi-circular pediment with
consoles on rusticated pilasters and inscribed T. B. 1904, F. E. B. North
elevation has wide gabled projection with 2 bulls eye windows at each end,
and irregular fenestration. Roofs gabled with moulded timber bargeboards.
3 eyebrow dormers and one gabled dormer to north. Ironwork includes scrolled
gutter brackets, inscribed hopper heads, door handles, latches and window
furniture. Much of the original interior intact, including panelled hall,
staircase and sitting room. Fitted cupboards in bedrooms and landing, and
moulded chimney pieces all in a Country House manner. Designed and built
by T. E. Boardman 1861-1950. Lord Mayor of Norwich 1905, High Sheriff of
Norfolk 1933. E. Boardman and sons were leading East Anglian Victorian and
Edwardian designers of country houses, chapels and public buildings.


Listing NGR: TG3725519056

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