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Gillingham House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gillingham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.4825 / 52°28'56"N

Longitude: 1.534 / 1°32'2"E

OS Eastings: 640058

OS Northings: 293046

OS Grid: TM400930

Mapcode National: GBR XM4.BNL

Mapcode Global: VHM6B.JVTS

Entry Name: Gillingham House

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Last Amended: 30 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050584

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226839

Location: Gillingham, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR34

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Gillingham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Gillingham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TM 49 SW
8/62 Gillingham House
25-9-51 (formerly listed as
17/22 The Rectory)

- II

Former rectory house. Late C18. Brick, partly rendered and colourwashed.
Roofs of slate and black glazed pantiles. Two storeys and attics, two storey
rear wing. Unequal T-shaped plan, double pile to south. Facade of six bays;
sashes with glazing bars and cambered heads. Doorway with 6-panelled door
offset one bay to east: moulded architrave flanked by slim pilasters with
projecting canopy. Dentilled cornice. Four attic dormers with cambered lead
roofs. Eaves parapet. Parapeted and coped gables; east gable has brick
tumbling-in and internal chimney stack. West gable has elaborate external
stack with corbelled flues and weathered offsets with tumbling-in. Two storey
semicircular bay at west end of rear pile, partly slated, partly pantiled;
sashes with glazing bars, the ground floor openings with semicircular heads.
Two storey hipped range to rear with mainly C20 fenestration; later
lean-to's on west side, chimney stack off centre on ridge line. nterior:
principal ground floor rooms have C18 ceilings with geometrical rib patterns.
Good classical sitting room fireplace. Plain contemporary staircase.

Listing NGR: TM4005893046

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

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