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29 April 2014

1899 – Design for Opera House, Norwich, Norfolk

Architect: Ernest Runtz Although this design was not constructed, a similarly planned building designed by W.G.R. Sprague opened in 1903. By 1906, it had been renamed the Hippodrome and had became a variety...

29 April 2014

1906 – Little Massingham House, Massingham, Norfolk

Architect: Wimperis & Best Country House. 1904-1905 by Edmund Wimperis and Best, architects, for Mrs E.W. Birkbeck. Finished externally in English bond red brick, rubbed brick and Ancaster stone dressings, with red Broseley...

29 April 2014

1898 – Church, Mundesley, Norfolk

Architect: Oliver & Leeson Not constructed, the ruined village church, a ruin for a century, was instead restored by 1904 and is in use today. “The church we illustrate to-day is to be...

23 May 2013

1860s – St. James Church, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Architect: John P. Seddon An early design for St. James Church in Great Yarmouth, which would have seen a three-gabled west end in the style of the parish church of St Nicholas on...

23 April 2013

1873 – Taverham Hall, Norwich, Norfolk

Architect: David Brandon Taverham Hall is built on one of the oldest estates in Norfolk, and occupies the site of an old mansion of that name, which had fallen into such a dilapidated...

11 March 2013

1805 – North Barningham Hall, Norfolk

Barningham Hall was built for Sir Edward Paston in 1612. It is said to have replaced an earlier hall, situated to the east between the present building and the lake. In 1805, the...

10 March 2013

1836 – Costessey Hall, Norfolk

Architect: J.C. Buckler Between 1826 to 1836, J. C. Buckler built a Gothic castle for Lord Stafford which was several times larger than the original Tudor hall nearby, with many towers and mock-Tudor...

09 March 2013

1862 – Terrace, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Architect: J.T. Bottle From The Building News, July 19th 1862: “Mr. J.T. Bottle, architect. Great Yarmouth, ha been awarded the premium of £20 for his design for a terrace for first-class houses to...

09 March 2013

1851 – Bylaugh Hall, Norfolk

Architect: Banks & Barry Designed by the architects Charles Barry, Jr. and Robert Richardson Banks, with William Andrews Nesfield advising on the position of the house, and laying out the grounds and gardens....