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Brief description of site

Intwood Hall has a 16th-century park, woodland and garden of 22 hectares. The gardens contain the original brick enclosures, one of which features crenelations and a central gateway, a ha-ha, walled kitchen garden, terracing and a 19th-century summer house.

Brief history of site

The medieval manor house of Intwood was rebuilt by its new owner Sir Richard Gresham, some time before 1545. This house was then rebuilt by his son, also Richard Gresham, around 1560. Part of the 16th-century fabric was incorporated into a building on a different site in 1807. A small park was laid out in the mid-19th century and the house was extended, refaced in brick and given Jacobean features in the late-19th century.

Location information:

Address: Intwood, Cringleford, Norwich, NR4 6TG

Locality: Norwich

Local Authorities:

Norfolk; South Norfolk; Cringleford

Historical County: Norfolk

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 134 Grid Ref: TG194042
Latitude: 52.5913 Longitude: 1.23766

Key information:

Form of site: park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: After 1500

Main period of development: Mid 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 22

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