PROPERTY 12 18th century country house of complex plan, altered and extended later that century by Sir John Soane and in the 19th century firstly by Edward Blore then by SS Teulon. This glorious mansion is one of the most important buildings in Norfolk. Jacobean and Gothic, it has overall balanced asymmetry and forms a strikingly punctuated skyline with its towers and turrets. The interior of the house is equally impressive, dominated by a cruciform music hall spanning the width of the building and terminating in four perpendicular windows, originally with stained glass. Particularly of note are the great dining room, library and drawing room with profuse timber carving of the highest quality and fine Victorian plastering. The 18th century walled garden and the 19th century gatelodges, stable ranges, brewery, game larder and fountain are each individually listed Grade II. The 19th century clock tower is listed Grade II*. The estate is a registered Historic Park and Garden listed Grade II.

CATEGORY

GRADE I

PERIOD

18TH CENTURY HOUSE

AREA

544 ACRES

LOCATION

NORFOLK