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Knapton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Knapton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8523 / 52°51'8"N

Longitude: 1.4114 / 1°24'41"E

OS Eastings: 629788

OS Northings: 333762

OS Grid: TG297337

Mapcode National: GBR WF6.3NQ

Mapcode Global: WHMSJ.NK9Q

Entry Name: Knapton House

Listing Date: 11 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1049952

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224288

Location: Knapton, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR28

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Knapton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Knapton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 23 SE
(west side)
3/74 Knapton House
- II

House, c.1800. Gault brick with slate roof. East facade of 2 storeys in
5 bays, the second and fourth bays broken forward. Facade articulated by
4 colourwashed giant Ionic pilasters with the capitals further enriched by
acanthus leaves. Central panelled door approached through semi-circular porch
on 2 Roman Doric columns and 2 pilasters. Above door is a fanlight, above
porch an iron balustrade. Round-headed ground floor sashes with glazing bars
below gauged arches. 2 central windows within arched recesses. 4 first floor
sashes with glazing bars and central balcony door within rendered architrave.
Deep timber eaves cornice dentiled in centre below pediment. Hipped roof
with 2 symmetrically placed stacks on rear roof slope. Returns also
distinguished by giant corner pilasters and bowed walls, shallow to south
and deeply bowed to north. Rear block of irregular but predominantly square
plan illuminated through square-headed sash windows with glazing bars and
gauged skewback arches. Eaves cornice and roof as facade.

Listing NGR: TG2978833762

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