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The Hermit's House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bawburgh, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6342 / 52°38'3"N

Longitude: 1.1866 / 1°11'11"E

OS Eastings: 615732

OS Northings: 308818

OS Grid: TG157088

Mapcode National: GBR VG3.SZ0

Mapcode Global: WHLSG.61BW

Entry Name: The Hermit's House

Listing Date: 2 October 1951

Last Amended: 14 April 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050783

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226410

Location: Bawburgh, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR9

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Bawburgh

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Bawburgh St Mary and St Walstan

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 1508

The Hermit's House.

(Formerly listed as garden house)


Possible former dovecote to Bawburgh Hall (demolished). Mid C17
incorporating C14 decorative mouldings from a demolished ecclesiast-
ical structure. Square in plan and 2 storeys. Elaborate C14 plinth.
Blocked door to south, large C19 opening with segmental arch to north.
Moulded median frieze with 3 recessed circular medallions above it on
west side. Blocked moulded oval windows with winged angels in
spandrels on south and east sides. C14 quatrefoil frieze and C14
cornice with abundant foliage ornament. pyramidal roof with a badly
worn C14 pinnacle figure, possibly of Virgin and Child. C17 brick,
flint and stone wall with moulded brick coping abuts south west
corner. Listed II* for medieval remains.

Listing NGR: TG1573208818

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

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