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The Bath House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Melton Constable, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8468 / 52°50'48"N

Longitude: 1.0102 / 1°0'36"E

OS Eastings: 602805

OS Northings: 331945

OS Grid: TG028319

Mapcode National: GBR S8P.J79

Mapcode Global: WHLR6.HP8Y

Entry Name: The Bath House

Listing Date: 6 March 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1373811

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223972

Location: Melton Constable, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR24

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Melton Constable

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Melton Constable St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 07/12/2012

TG 03 SW

The Bath House.


Former bath house, now a cottage. Probably 1764, by Lancelot Brown for Sir Edward Astley. Stuccoed brick, slated roofs. Central 3 storey 3 sided bowed centre, flanking 2-storey single bays, 2 bay returns. Castellated Gothick. Ground floor and first floor 5 Gothick switch tracery arched headed sash windows with glazing bars. Returns with 2 ground and first floor switch tracery sashes. Stucco quoins and battlements. Blank windows with painted glazing bars to second floor of central bow with conical slated roof with weather vane behind. Battlemented parapet, central sun-dial. Sun-dial first floor of south return. 2 storey 2-bay brick addition to south, red brick but with switch tracery Gothick sashes and brick battlements. Brick outshut rear. Ground floor former bathroom with wooden cornice and 6 panelled doors with architraves. Perhaps by "Capability" Brown c.1764-1709 : see Dorothy Stroud, Capability Brown (2nd ed 1975) pp112, 233.

Listing NGR: TG0280531945

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