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Bank Cottage and Oak House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cawston, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7704 / 52°46'13"N

Longitude: 1.1637 / 1°9'49"E

OS Eastings: 613516

OS Northings: 323897

OS Grid: TG135238

Mapcode National: GBR VDJ.71Q

Mapcode Global: WHLRN.VMBG

Plus Code: 9F43Q5C7+5F

Entry Name: Bank Cottage and Oak House

Listing Date: 10 May 1961

Last Amended: 18 November 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050949

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228001

Location: Cawston, Broadland, Norfolk, NR10

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Cawston

Built-Up Area: Cawston

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Cawston St Agnes

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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10/5/61 No. 15.
(Bank Cottage and
Oak House) (Formerly listed
as Barclays Bank Oak House,
G.V. including Butchers Shop)


House, divided into 2. c.1700, of red brick and colourwashed brick with black
pantile roof. 'L'-shaped plan of 2 storeys, with single storey extension
at the rear. Formerly of 10 bays, but now with early C19 wide, shallow
projecting central bay. Sash windows with glazing bars and flat gauged brick
arches. Some brick decoration associated with original window openings at
each end, including moulded brick platband at first floor level. Central
early C19 6 panel door with fanlight with glazing bars, and door surround
with plain pilasters and entablature. Brick plinth and moulded brick eaves.
Moulded brick kneelers to curved gables with end stack to left. Off centre
axial stack and rear stack. 2 wedge dormers with casement windows with glazing
bars. Fine dog-leg stair, with carved tread ends and turned balusters, moulded
handrails and newels in the form of fluted Corinthian columns. Associated
panelling forming dado to stair, and in stair spandrel, with elliptical headed
door with key block. Panelling of the same date in first floor bedroom with
Ionic pilasters - many early C18 panelled doors. Fine stone fire surround c.1680,
possibly from elsewhere with square 'urn' profile pilasters, Ionic capitals
and entablature. C19 fireplace with Delft tiles depicting biblical scenes.

Listing NGR: TG1351623897

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