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The Custom House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cley Next The Sea, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.9544 / 52°57'15"N

Longitude: 1.0433 / 1°2'35"E

OS Eastings: 604529

OS Northings: 344004

OS Grid: TG045440

Mapcode National: GBR T8Q.LMQ

Mapcode Global: WHLQN.0Z3Z

Entry Name: The Custom House

Listing Date: 20 February 1952

Last Amended: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1049861

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224591

Location: Cley Next the Sea, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR25

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Cley Next The Sea

Built-Up Area: Cley next the Sea

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Cley St Margaret St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(north-west side)

9/44 The The Custom House (formerly
20.2.52. listed as Customs House)


House, set back from street, c.1700; pinkish brick with red brick dressings,
roof not visible behind parapet, 3 bays, double depth, 3 storeys and attic.
Asymmetrical facade to street: 2 flush sashes with glazing bars to each
floor, 4 x 4 panes to ground and first floor with skewback flat arches having
moulded band above; blocked openings to first and 2nd floors; doorway to
middle bay: stone fluted pilasters having capitals developing into brackets
supporting flat moulded canopy; 8 panelled door, upper 4 panels raised and
fielded, scalloped glazed fanlight; rectangular wooden panel above with
relief carving showing Cley Mill (qv 8/55) the Custom House and a boat being
laden. Elaborate moulded brick and brick dentil cornice; rendered stone
coped parapet, brick gable of shallow pitch asymmetrical to facade having
small central window. Rubbed brick decoration to arches of 2nd floor windows.
Passage-way to left under first bay, semi-circular conch head to arch having
rubbed brick keystone. Symmetrical facade to Quay: rendered to eaves, courses
of red and gault brick above to gable; 3 bays, 2 storeys and attic. Flush
sashes with glazing bars under segmental heads having moulded bands above,
2 each to ground first floor, 3 to second floor; . small central attic window.
6 panelled central door; flanking brick pilasters under steep brick pediment,
of rubbed brick decoration to lintel. Relief stone carving of St. George
and the Dragon above passage-way arch set back to right.

Listing NGR: TG0452944004

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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