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Briningham House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Melton Constable, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8674 / 52°52'2"N

Longitude: 1.0232 / 1°1'23"E

OS Eastings: 603586

OS Northings: 334275

OS Grid: TG035342

Mapcode National: GBR T9V.7HJ

Mapcode Global: WHLR6.P6F3

Plus Code: 9F43V28F+X7

Entry Name: Briningham House

Listing Date: 16 January 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170582

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223527

Location: Briningham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR24

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Briningham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Briningham St Maurice

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

Briningham House


House. 1838. Greek Revival. Gault brick, slated roof. A four-square cube of
2 storeys with a 3 bay front and 5 bay return. Entrance front with doubled end
pilasters and single pilasters to central bay. Two ground floor and 3 first floor
sashes with glazing bars. Stone porch with unfluted Greek Doric Columns antae and
entablature. Part glazed door with margin lights. To garden : 5 sashes with glazing
bars, double end pilasters, single pilasters to central bay. Prominent eaves with
cornice missing above pilaster capitals. Shallow hipped roof with two stacks on
ridges. Two bay 2 storey service to west, sashes with glazing bars. Large mid C18
oak staircase round three sides of a well with a landing. Three twisted balusters per
thread with carved strings; panelled risers and panelling against wall, frieze of egg
and dart and modillions to the landing. Rail with swan's neck sweeps at each

Listing NGR: TG0358634275

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

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