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Description: Great Witchingham Hall
Date Listed: 19 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 219939
OS Grid Reference: TG1118618603
OS Grid Coordinates: 611186, 318603
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7238, 1.1258
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TG 11 NW GREAT WITCHINGHAM HALL ROAD
6/31 Great Witchingham Hall.
(formerly listed as
19.1.52 The Hall).
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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Source: English Heritage
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