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Turret House

A Grade II Listed Building in Heacham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.9121 / 52°54'43"N

Longitude: 0.4979 / 0°29'52"E

OS Eastings: 568064

OS Northings: 337882

OS Grid: TF680378

Mapcode National: GBR P38.DQ4

Mapcode Global: WHKPM.M29C

Entry Name: Turret House

Listing Date: 20 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342275

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221186

Location: Heacham, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE31

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Heacham

Built-Up Area: Hunstanton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Heacham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

Turret House.


House. c.1830 and late Cl9. Earlier house red brick, black glazed pantiles,
late C19 addition rubble carstone, flint, brick and cut stone dressings.
House to south, 3 ground and 2 first-floor sashes with glazing bars. Off
centre door with rectangular fan light, flat roofed porch, 2 columns with
fluted neckings plain shafts. One south end gable and one axial stack.
Addition at north, late Cl9 Tudoresque Gothic incorporating some medieval
but largely C19 cut stone details. At south 2 storey returned bay connecting
with house, rubble carstone with brick dress, octagonal brick angle pier with
applied stone octagonal fragment with tracery and finials. First-floor string
course, attic parapet and flat roof. 2 storey tower in centre, ground-floor
rectangular stone window and brick angle piers, first floor largely stone
dressed rectangular tower with 4 traceried angle turrets with finials and
2 ogee headed Gothic windows. Single storey to north with large 3-light Tudor
terracotta casement. 2 storey semi-octagonal tower with ground floor renewed
perhaps C15 battlemented 2-light casement to south, C13 tomb lid to north,
2 first floor 2-light casements, battlements. First floor decorative string
course of flint and terracotta connects these 3 bays.

Listing NGR: TF6806437882

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