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Toft Monks Priory

A Grade II Listed Building in Toft Monks, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5029 / 52°30'10"N

Longitude: 1.5564 / 1°33'22"E

OS Eastings: 641465

OS Northings: 295395

OS Grid: TM414953

Mapcode National: GBR XLZ.493

Mapcode Global: VHM6B.XCN2

Entry Name: Toft Monks Priory

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050595

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226872

Location: Toft Monks, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR34

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Toft Monks

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Toft Monks St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TM 49 NW
3/95 Toft Monks Priory
- II

House, C17 and C18: stair turret dated 1 5 4 6. Red brick. Roofs pantiled
and C20 plain tiles, hipped over south range. Two storeys and attics.
L-shaped plan. To the south a projecting 2 1/2 storey gabled stair turret: ground
floor sash with glazing bars and skewback arch; first floor and attic windows
ovolo moulded, 2-light in attic, cross window at first floor level. Parapet
gable with date tablet in apex. To the west of the stair turret, ground and
first floor sashes with glazing bars and rendered skewback arches; door with
six flush panels, moulded architrave and canopy on console brackets. On the
east side a massive external chimney stack with offsets and two linked square
shafts. West wall of south range has four blocked window openings with
chamfered reveals. On the north wall of the south range, a large external
stack with offsets and two linked square shafts. Doorway at northwest corner;
one first floor cross casement with leaded glazing to east of stack. North
wing of C18 brick, probably a refacing; 2 and 3-light C19 casements with
segmental heads to ground floor openings. Off-centre axial stack. North
gable parapet with continuous tumbling-in. 2-light attic casement with
leaded glazing, ground floor door and casement in reduced openings with
segmental heads. East wall of north range has 3-light C19 casements,
segmental heads to ground floor openings. Two blocked openings. Doorway with
reeded architrave and corner paterae. East wall of south range has sashes
with glazing bars; gauged arches over openings. Wooden eaves cornice with
triple brackets. Interior much modernised.

Listing NGR: TM4146595395

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