Heritage 15a Clifton House

No 15a                                Clifton House, The Street.

Built c1954 for the Church Commissioners as a new rectory in the grounds of the Old Rectory ( Architect Cecil Upcher, builders Woolnough and Cogman of Poringland)

Used as a rectory until the 1960s and then as a diocesan residence.

Sold by the Church Commissioners in 1982 and renamed Clifton House due to the previous owners connections with Clifton, Bristol.

Extended in 1996 (Architect David Marris, builders W S Lusher & Sons)


During the time when the house was used as vicarage, there was a small swimming pool in the front garden.  Several residents of the village remember swimming in it.