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This area, covering 11 acres (c 4.5ha), was described by Grigor in 1841 as being a young pinetum and he records shrubs trained on the outer walls of the kitchen garden as well as a fine collection of fuchsias.Most of the trees here however are mid C19 or younger, although the area was described as shrubbery on both the 1831 Enclosure Award and the 1839 Tithe Award.The east boundary is formed along most of its length by a red-brick park wall, beyond which lies the village.The north boundary is formed by a minor county road with farmland beyond, whilst the west is enclosed by Long Belt boundary plantation.
For the most up-to-date Register entry, please visit the The National Heritage List for England (NHLE): A mid-18th-century walled garden and pleasure ground set in an early 18th-century park, extended and embellished in the mid-18th and mid-19th centuries.
The east front has a central carriage archway with kennels to the north, leading into a courtyard composed of outbuildings relating to the earlier hall.
To the west is an early C18 two-storey brick and pantile range comprising a former smithy block and barn (listed grade II), now known as The Winery, whilst to the north is an early C19 stable block and harness room.
ENTRANCES AND APPROACHES The main approach drive enters the northern park half way along the eastern boundary, off North Elmham main street, through curved knapped flint walls and gate piers (listed grade II).
It passes a single-storey brick and pantile lodge with very wide eaves (listed grade II) on the south side and then runs west through the park, past a dovecote and game larder to the north, and enters the courtyard of the House on the east front.
It contains a collection of exotic conifers including taxodium, cryptomeria, and numerous pines underplanted with box and yew.