Service Range To South East Of Blickling Hall - Chimneys
This is the Service Range to the right of Blickling Hall. Dates to 1620. Inside was some tearooms, where you had to queue up, and wait to be shown to a table (when getting your lunch here).
This Service Range is also Grade I listed.
Former stables and servants' quarters, now National Trust conservation work-
shop and visitors' accommodation, c.1620. Red brick with stucco dressings.
Steeply-pitched plaintiled roof. 2 storeys and attic. West facade of 14
bays; bays 3, 6, 9 and 12 have Dutch gables with moulded brick base corbels.
3-light ovolo-moulded mullion windows with leaded glazing and iron casements.
Transoms to first floor windows. 2-light attic casements in gables.
Semicircular-headed door openings with plain stuccoed pilasters on plinth.
Dutch gables to north and south. At the north end, 2-light basement openings
with iron bars. One the east side, two large external chimney stacks with
five diagonally-set shafts. Irregular fenestration on east facade. Interior:
contains staircase c.1700 re-set from Drury House, Great Yarmouth. Interior
much rebuilt after extensive fire damage 1874.
Chimneys on this Service Range.
Was blue sky and sunny as we left in the afternoon.