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Latitude: 52.9121 / 52°54'43"N
Longitude: 0.4979 / 0°29'52"E
OS Eastings: 568064
OS Northings: 337882
OS Grid: TF680378
Mapcode National: GBR P38.DQ4
Mapcode Global: WHKPM.M29C
Entry Name: Turret House
Listing Date: 20 September 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1342275
English Heritage Legacy ID: 221186
Location: Heacham, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE31
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
TF 6837 HEACHAM HUNSTANTON ROAD
House. c.1830 and late Cl9. Earlier house red brick, black glazed pantiles,
late C19 addition rubble carstone, flint, brick and cut stone dressings.
House to south, 3 ground and 2 first-floor sashes with glazing bars. Off
centre door with rectangular fan light, flat roofed porch, 2 columns with
fluted neckings plain shafts. One south end gable and one axial stack.
Addition at north, late Cl9 Tudoresque Gothic incorporating some medieval
but largely C19 cut stone details. At south 2 storey returned bay connecting
with house, rubble carstone with brick dress, octagonal brick angle pier with
applied stone octagonal fragment with tracery and finials. First-floor string
course, attic parapet and flat roof. 2 storey tower in centre, ground-floor
rectangular stone window and brick angle piers, first floor largely stone
dressed rectangular tower with 4 traceried angle turrets with finials and
2 ogee headed Gothic windows. Single storey to north with large 3-light Tudor
terracotta casement. 2 storey semi-octagonal tower with ground floor renewed
perhaps C15 battlemented 2-light casement to south, C13 tomb lid to north,
2 first floor 2-light casements, battlements. First floor decorative string
course of flint and terracotta connects these 3 bays.
Listing NGR: TF6806437882
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