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Thurton Lodge, on South East Side of Drive to Langley Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thurton, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5464 / 52°32'46"N

Longitude: 1.4553 / 1°27'19"E

OS Eastings: 634378

OS Northings: 299890

OS Grid: TM343998

Mapcode National: GBR XL8.8RV

Mapcode Global: VHM63.58Q9

Entry Name: Thurton Lodge, on South East Side of Drive to Langley Park

Listing Date: 5 September 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306478

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226770

Location: Thurton, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR14

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Thurton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Thurton St Ethelbert

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

THURTON NORWICH ROAD
TM 39 NW
5/62 Thurton Lodge, on
SE side of drive
5.9.60 to Langley Park
GV II*

Gate lodge c1785 by Sir John Soane. Gault brick with Portland stone
dressings. Slate roof with pedimented gables. One storey, square on plan.
Gable walls to north and south have a pair of recessed Tuscan columns
supporting a metope frieze and gable pediment. Central window opening
between columns containing semi-circular headed sash with glazing bars under
a rubbed brick arch. Cornice overhang with guttae continues along east
and west walls. In the west wall facing the driveway, a semi-circular headed
doorway with a rubbed brick arch of two orders; spandrel with beaded panels,
door with four flush panels. Blind semi-circular headed recess centrally
placed in east wall. Central chimney stack on ridge line with dog tooth
ornament to cap. Fireplace on east wall with cast iron hob grate and simple
wooden surround and mantle shelf, probably original. Railings screen at
south west corner on low brick plinth; diagonally-set square section wrought
iron railings with necked and tapered finials. Square cage gate piers
incorporating elongated cast iron medallions and capped with a pair of cast
roundels on scrolled bases. Two swept stay-bars on north side of pier.
(Gates removed for repair at time of survey).


Listing NGR: TM3437899890

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