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Staithe House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.9658 / 52°57'56"N

Longitude: 0.6645 / 0°39'52"E

OS Eastings: 579042

OS Northings: 344259

OS Grid: TF790442

Mapcode National: GBR Q47.0TK

Mapcode Global: WHKPB.5QP6

Plus Code: 9F42XM87+8R

Entry Name: Staithe House

Listing Date: 5 June 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1274478

English Heritage Legacy ID: 415094

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

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Brancaster

Built-Up Area: Brancaster Staithe

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Burnham Deepdale St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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5/4 Staithe House.

- II*

House, probably that of merchant or owner of adjoining staithe. Second
quarter of C18. Flemish bond gault brick facade and west garden return,
red brick east gable, black glazed pantiled roof. 2 storey 5 bay house
and contemporary wing to east forming "L" plan. C19 service additions
at rear. Facade has 3 bay pedimented centre, slightly recessed 2 flanking
bays. Centre has 2 narrow sashes flanking door, first'floor one central
sash and 2 flanking narrow sashes, wings have 2 ground and 2 first floor
sashes, all flush wooden framed sashes with thick glazing bars under flat
rubbed brick arches. Fine central wooden doorcase with 2 fluted Ionic
half columns, bases and capitals, entablature with pulvinated frieze with
foliage decoration, fully detailed projecting cornice and pediment, all
details repeated in outer framing architrave, leaded flushing. Architrave
to door moulded and panelled reveal, 6 panel moulded door, 4 panels glazed,
rectangular fanlight with thick wooden glazing bars, central shell motif
and spandrels with foliage relief. Facade united by ground floor brick
plinth, first floor plat band with moulded base, eaves cornice with moulded
base, modillion brackets, moulded parapet above, details all repeated
in central pediment with rubbed brick central round arch l'oeil de boeuf
window with glazing bars. Brick coped end gables with stone roundels
on plinths at springing of gable, 2 end and one ridge stacks. East gable
flush, west gable continued the relief strings of the facade in red brick,
with 2 ground floor and 2 first floor and one segmental brick arched head,
wooden framed sashes lighting a landing, all with glazing bars. Lower
single bay 2 storey red brick wing at north east. Interior rooms and
details of high quality. Central stone flagged entrance hall with contemporary
stone fireplace with lugged surround. Open well staircase and first floor
landing, fine carved strings with 2 turned balusters with urn bases per
tread, handrail with swept neck at landing. 2 ground floor 6 panel raised
and fielded doors with moulded architraves and panelling. Room to west
has 2 fine carved doorcases, moulded architraves with lugged corners,
broken pediments with central carved cartouches with monograms, 6 panel
raised and fielded moulded doors.

Listing NGR: TF7904244259

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