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Turret House

A Grade II Listed Building in Heacham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.9121 / 52°54'43"N

Longitude: 0.4979 / 0°29'52"E

OS Eastings: 568065

OS Northings: 337889

OS Grid: TF680378

Mapcode National: GBR P38.DQ4

Mapcode Global: WHKPM.M2B9

Plus Code: 9F42WF6X+V5

Entry Name: Turret House

Listing Date: 20 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342275

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221186

ID on this website: 101342275

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

County: Norfolk

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

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TF 6837

Turret House


House. c.1830 and late C19. 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: TF6806537889

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