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Fitton Oake

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wiggenhall St Germans, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6956 / 52°41'44"N

Longitude: 0.3578 / 0°21'27"E

OS Eastings: 559430

OS Northings: 313490

OS Grid: TF594134

Mapcode National: GBR N48.TJP

Mapcode Global: WHJPD.GHLT

Plus Code: 9F42M9W5+64

Entry Name: Fitton Oake

Listing Date: 9 July 1951

Last Amended: 20 September 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077894

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221362

Location: Wiggenhall St. Germans, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE34

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Wiggenhall St. Germans

Built-Up Area: Wiggenhall St Germans

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Wiggenhall St Germans with St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text


3/30 Fitton Oake (formerly
9.7.51 listed as Fitton Hall

- II*

House. 1570-77 restored 1976-80. Brick with pantiled roof. Latin cross plan
with 2 storeyed porch to east of long arm. 2 storeys and attic. East front
on plinth offset at first floor. Gabled tower porch with chamfered corners.
4-centred arch over C20 door under hood of moulded brick on label stops. Similar
hood over first floor and attic windows. All windows are casements of 1976-
80. Cross wing to north gabled on kneelers with details as before, C20 porch
and French window to ground. Gabled roofs. Triple hexagonal flues to chimney
stack on square plinth at junction of cruciform. South gable wall rebuilt C18
with tumbling and internal stack. North gable on kneelers. Blocked attic
window. West elevation mirrors east. Cross wing substantially as that on east
with altered window openings and octagonal stepped corner turrets once with
pinnacles. Terracotta plaque in gable head dated 1577. Pair of engaged
octagonal pinnacles set against west wall of long arm opposite tower porch.
Interior of no interest save for chamfered bridging beam in lounge with sunk
hollow moulding inscribed T 1570 W.

Listing NGR: TF5943013490

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

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