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Rackheath Hall

  • Earlier Houses: There was an earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.

    Built / Designed For: Humphrey Stracey

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The cast-iron gates on Wroxham Road, designed by Barnard's of Norwich, were exhibted at the Great Exhibition in 1851.

  • Architect: Unknown (designed by an unknown architect)

    Date: 1852-54
    Designed: House for Stracey family

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  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: 2.S. Vol. I, p. 171, 1854.

  • Title: Burke's & Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume III: East Anglia
    Author: Kenworthy-Browne, John; Reid, Peter; Sayer, Michael; Watkin, David
    Year Published: 1981
    Reference: pgs. 169-170
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110351
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Pettus family, 18th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Humphrey Stracey, 19th century; Sir Edward Stracey, 7th Bt., until 1949.

    Current Ownership Type: Flat Owners Company / Condo Association

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Flats / Multi Family

    Ownership Details: After serving as an antique shop, the house was divided into six apartments in 2003.

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No