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Great Witchingham Hall, Great Witchingham

Description: Great Witchingham Hall

Grade: II*
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

Location: Great Witchingham, Norfolk NR9 5NA

Locality: Great Witchingham
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR9 5NA

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Listing Text


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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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