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Claxton Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Claxton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5818 / 52°34'54"N

Longitude: 1.4454 / 1°26'43"E

OS Eastings: 633516

OS Northings: 303798

OS Grid: TG335037

Mapcode National: GBR XKW.08C

Mapcode Global: WHMTX.5CKK

Entry Name: Claxton Manor

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Last Amended: 25 September 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169353

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226743

Location: Claxton, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR14

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Claxton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Claxton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 30 SW side.
Claxton Manor

Country house. C17 in origin with much C19 addition and remodelling. Flint
and red brick whitewashed on north side. Roofs plain tiled and pantiled,
steeply pitched. Two storeys and two storeys with attics, partly double
pile. C19 south facade of five bays, symmetrical: two storeys. Cross case-
ments in chamfered and rusticated stone surrounds with square label-moulds.
Central two-storey porch with stepped stone string course around doorway;
rectangular fanlight of, three lights over door with four-centred head.
Upper 3-light casement with pediment. Moulded and sawtooth brick eaves.
Gables parapeted with stone kneelers, single step and square apex. Earlier
range to rear: C19 casements with chamfered mullions and transoms in
segmentalheaded openings. Large external chimney stack, capped off, at
north-east corner. Two chimney stacks on north wall. Two gabled dormers
with shaped barge boards and 2-light casements. Shaped east gable with ground
floor and first floor 4-light casements; 3-light C20 attic casement. The
ground floor window is set within a large eliptical arched opening with
spandrels; the first floor window is set in a chamfered reveal with a rebuilt
pediment with brick dentils. Lower two storey link block at south-east with
parapet and hipped pantiled roof.

Listing NGR: TG3351603798

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