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High House

A Grade II Listed Building in Heacham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.9099 / 52°54'35"N

Longitude: 0.493 / 0°29'34"E

OS Eastings: 567740

OS Northings: 337631

OS Grid: TF677376

Mapcode National: GBR P37.KG4

Mapcode Global: WHKPM.J4Z0

Entry Name: High House

Listing Date: 13 April 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077946

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221203

Location: Heacham, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE31

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Heacham

Built-Up Area: Hunstanton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Heacham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


4/21 High House.
- II

House. Dated LDA 1726. Squared and coursed carstone with red brick dressings
of high quality. 2 storeys and attics, 5 bays. Ground-floor 4 and first
floor 5 sashes with glazing bars, brick rustication and flat rubbed brick
arches. Rustication at extremities, then brick pilasters slightly proud of
the facade, moulded eaves cornice, brick first floor plat-band. Central early-
mid C19 stucco rendered porch angle pilasters, entablature and parapet, with
2 leaf part glazed under doors. 3 attic dormers, 2 light casements with
glazing bars, with moulded triangular pedimented gables at north and south
and segmental pediment to centre. Coped parapets, end stack at north, C20
concrete pantiles. 2 storey wing at rear, late C18 or early C19; stone with
brick dressings; sashes with glazing bars, C20 pantiled roof. Former ballroom
and kitchen wing demolished. Early in C20 used as co-educational school
founded by Harry Loweninson, friend of journalist Robert Blatchford who worked
as groundsman here.

Listing NGR: TF6774037631

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

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