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Latitude: 52.5442 / 52°32'39"N
Longitude: 0.817 / 0°49'1"E
OS Eastings: 591116
OS Northings: 297765
OS Grid: TL911977
Mapcode National: GBR RBS.HCG
Mapcode Global: VHKBV.39RZ
Entry Name: Merton Hall Gatehouse
Listing Date: 21 July 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076830
English Heritage Legacy ID: 220072
Location: Merton, Breckland, Norfolk, IP25
Civil Parish: Merton
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Merton St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TL 99 NW
4/35 Merton Hall Gatehouse
Gatehouse, now estate office. 1613. Brick with ashlar dressings and plain
tiled roof. 2 storeys on brick plinth. Semi circular doorway glazed in C20,
flanked by paired Tuscan columns on high bases. Entablature at first floor
level interrupts continuous string course of bowtells under hood. Single cross
mullioned stone casements of 3-lights to left and right under pediments.
Octagonal corner turrets. 3 shaped gables close cross gabled roofs and partly
contain first floor cross mullioned casements with pediments. Clock in central
gable head. Central timber cupola. Letters R.G. on first floor. 2 rainwater
heads dated 1620. South and north gables shaped on square shoulders, latter
with 2 first floor windows under pediments. External stacks with tall star
capped octagonal shafts C19. Rear elevation similar to front. Punched
balustraded wall continues west to enclose original courtyard leading to brick
wall with coping and octagonal corner turret at return.
Listing NGR: TL9111697765
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