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The Ancient House

A Grade II Listed Building in Holkham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9596 / 52°57'34"N

Longitude: 0.8159 / 0°48'57"E

OS Eastings: 589231

OS Northings: 343962

OS Grid: TF892439

Mapcode National: GBR R5R.H2J

Mapcode Global: WHKPD.HVQY

Entry Name: The Ancient House

Listing Date: 20 May 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223385

Location: Holkham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR23

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Holkham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Holkham St Withburga

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

HOLKHAM WELLS ROAD
TF 84SE (south aide)

5/81 The Ancient House

G.V. II
House. C19 remodelling of early C17 building. Flint and red brick with steeply
pitched pantile roof with crested ridge. Two storeys with one storey wing to S.
Crow-stepped gables. Early C17 two storey porch with ore-topper gable, three
light ovolo-mullioned window and moulded and chamfered door frame, Brick
rectangular hood moulds over openings. Five chimney stacks with paired terra-
cotta moulded shafts, bases and castellated caps. Two 3- and 4-light mullion
and transom windows, mostly C19. Pediments over some first floor windows.
Evidence of earlier brick and flint work in N gable with two 2-light window
with drip moulds, one opening blocked. Flank wall on E side of flint and brick
with pantile capping.


Listing NGR: TF8923143962

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