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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GREAT WITCHINGHAM HALL

List entry Number: 1076861

Location

GREAT WITCHINGHAM HALL, HALL ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorfolkBroadlandDistrict AuthorityGreat Witchingham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Jan-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Jul-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 219939

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History

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Details

TG 11 NW GREAT WITCHINGHAM HALL ROAD

6/31 Great Witchingham Hall. (formerly listed as 19.1.52 The Hall).

II*

Country house, now partly offices. Late C16/early C17 in origin, much altered and remodelled in the C19. Red brick with stone and plastered brick dressings: steeply pitched slate roof. Two and three storeys. On the south front a Tudor porch and two adjoining bays, three storeys, mullion and transom windows with pediments, stepped gables and embattled parapets, South wing of 1812 built by Timothy Tompson: two storeys, pedimented windows, crow-stepped gables, bays divided by pilaster with crocketted pinnacles. North front remodelled by Charles Kett Thompson in 1872: three storeys, millioned, transomed and pedimented windows, stepped gables and crenellated parapets. Two canted bays with polygonal angle turrets and finials. Many groups of moulded brick chimney shafts with star-caps. Good fireplace of 1609 with female figures against the ovemantel. Some panelling, said to have come from Kirstead Hall.

Listing NGR: TG1118618603

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National Grid Reference: TG 11186 18603

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