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Cavick House Including Front Screen Walls

A Grade I Listed Building in Wymondham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5686 / 52°34'6"N

Longitude: 1.1008 / 1°6'2"E

OS Eastings: 610238

OS Northings: 301265

OS Grid: TG102012

Mapcode National: GBR TFF.WNB

Mapcode Global: WHLSL.WPCQ

Entry Name: Cavick House Including Front Screen Walls

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196716

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386050

Location: Wymondham, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR18

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Wymondham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Wymondham

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


TG1001 Cavick House including front screen
655-1/7/1 walls


House. Early C18. Red brick with painted quoins. Slate roof to
front, pantiled to rear. 2 storeys and attic in 9 bays. Centre
5 bays set closer together than outer pairs. Arched panelled
central door in timber case. Case with a pair of engaged Doric
columns, interlace decoration to imposts and a floral frieze
round arch. Pedimented hood. Arched cellar windows show to
plinth course. String course at first floor. Fenestration of
sashes of c1750 within flush frames. Timber egg-and-dart eaves
cornice. Hipped roof with 2 ridge stacks and one further stack
to each of the 2-storey, single-bay hipped blocks extending
from returns. Extending in arcs from returns are screen walls
terminating in gault brick rusticated piers. Rear elevation
plainer: 3 distinct receding blocks, all hipped; one early C18
sash with glazing bars and 4 gabled dormers also with sashes.
Main windows are 2-light cross casements.
INTERIOR. Central staircase hall with large-framed panelling.
Open-string staircase with 2 twisted balusters per tread and a
moulded ramped handrail. Panelled dado. Room to north (dining
room) with panelled doors in moulded surrounds, and a moulded
cornice. Room to south (drawing room) has panelled doors with
eared surrounds and high-quality plasterwork. Marble fireplace
with a mantel supported on pair of scrolled consoles. Frieze
with a central scene of a shepherd and dog chasing a wolf with
a lamb. Flanking panels have relief floral motifs. Eared
overmantel panel with decorated side scrolls and frieze
terminating in a broken pediment. 6 wall panels are defined by
high-relief floral and fruit trails, with sumounting swags,
similarly embellished. Centre panel on west wall has a frieze
including a bow and a quiver of arrows. Many 2-panelled doors
and HL hinges, particularly to upper floor. Roof structure of
2 tiers butt purlins and collars.

Listing NGR: TG1023801265

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