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Ditchingham House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ditchingham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.4731 / 52°28'22"N

Longitude: 1.4306 / 1°25'50"E

OS Eastings: 633088

OS Northings: 291658

OS Grid: TM330916

Mapcode National: GBR WKP.VY9

Mapcode Global: VHM6G.R34H

Entry Name: Ditchingham House

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050614

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226813

Location: Ditchingham, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR35

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Ditchingham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Ditchingham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TM 39 SW
Ditchingham House
- II

House, now sub-divided. Late C18, remodelled in late C19. Red brick; hipped
roof of black glazed pantiles behind parapet. 2 1/2 storeys, 3 x 4 bays. North
facade of three bays: two ground floor polygonal bays with decorative leaded
glazing. Later central porch, now glazed in, with good cornice on four Tuscan
columns. 2-leaf glazed porch doors, half-glazed entrance door with moulded
architrave. Two first floor sashes with glazing bars, centre 2-light window
above porch tall with two transoms and semicircular heads to lights; decorative
leaded glazing. Moulded brick modillion cornice below eaves parapet; square
attic sashes. East elevation of four bays: two 2-storey canted bays with
sashes with moulded string course and cornice, panelled parapet with
ball-finials. Four attic sashes above. Central chimney stack. 3-bay rear
elevation with central 1/2-glazed door, door surround with pediment on console
brackets. Square one-storey porch to right hand side with parapet railings;
first floor glazed access doors. Lower 2-storey range to west with large
square 2-storey bay: C20 metal casements, chimney stack off-centre to west.
Lower 2-storey 2-bay extension to west incorporating garden wall with
semicircular-headed blind arcading. Formerly the home of the writer
Sir Henry Rider Haggard.

Listing NGR: TM3308891658

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

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