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The Dower House, Mergate Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bracon Ash, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5487 / 52°32'55"N

Longitude: 1.217 / 1°13'1"E

OS Eastings: 618210

OS Northings: 299403

OS Grid: TM182994

Mapcode National: GBR VH9.8HC

Mapcode Global: VHL8J.16QH

Entry Name: The Dower House, Mergate Hall

Listing Date: 2 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050693

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226583

Location: Bracon Ash, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR14

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Bracon Ash

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Bracon Ash St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


5/6 "The Dower


Barn below, dwelling above. C17 and later. Colour-washed brick with
pantiled roof. East end originally timber-framed, rebuilt in brick in
1789 (tie-ends). 2 storeys with attic. Some original 3-light ovolo
moulded mullion windows at ground floor. C20 fenestration at first floor.
Steep pitched roof and crow-stepped gables. Fine ovolo moulded principal
beams with elaborate faceted stops at first floor level and to the western
end of ground floor. 2 original door frames with chamfer stops and a
partly original winding stair from first floor to attic. Fine 11-bay
roof (3 trusses to each rebuilt in 1789) with clasped purlins reduced
principals and straight wind braces.

Listing NGR: TM1821099403

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

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