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North Gates and Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Holkham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.9557 / 52°57'20"N

Longitude: 0.8144 / 0°48'51"E

OS Eastings: 589150

OS Northings: 343517

OS Grid: TF891435

Mapcode National: GBR R5R.NQL

Mapcode Global: WHKPD.HY1Z

Entry Name: North Gates and Almshouses

Listing Date: 20 May 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1373665

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223371

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


5/67 North Gates and

Almshouses. Two ranges, originally built 1757, much remodelled and linked by
Gothic entrance screen in 1840's by S S Teulon. Almshouses of gault brick with
steeply pitched shingled roofs. One storey. Two-light casement windows in
chamfered brick surrounds with central mullion. Casements with cast-iron
tracery forming octagonal patterns. Two entrance doors in each range with
four-centred brick arches. Crow-stepped gables with finials. Two large chimney
stacks on each ridge line with twin diagonally set shafts and moulded tops. Each
block linked to central gateway by gault brick screen wall pierced by five
four-centred arches with continuous rectangular drip moulds over. Wrought iron
screens in opening. Roll-moulded brick coping to wall. Central four-centred
arched gateway to Park with angle buttresses and stepped and coped overthrow
in gault brick with Tripartite decorative panel.

Listing NGR: TF8915043517

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