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Description: Merton Hall
Date Listed: 21 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 220071
OS Grid Reference: TL9117597742
OS Grid Coordinates: 591175, 297742
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5440, 0.8178
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TL 99 NW
4/34 Merton Hall
Country house, north-west wing only. 1846 by Edward Blore. Brick with stone
dressings and plain tiled roofs. 2½ storeys in Jacobean style. Door left
of centre with semi-circular moulded surround from Woodbastwick Hall. Cross
mullioned sash windows, 3 to right one to left, of 2 or 3 lights. 5 similar
windows to first floor. Octagonal corner turrets. Moulded brick eaves cornice
with dentils. 3 stepped gable dormers through eaves line with. 2-light sashes.
All windows hood moulded. Recessed bay to left and C20 extension beyond in
same style. Rainwater heads dated 1847 with square downpipes between bays.
Gabled roof with elaborate multiple stacks, that to north external. North
facade of 3 storeys and attic. Battlemented 2 storey bay with cross mullioned
sashes under shallow pediments. String courses at division of floors. Corner
turrets capped by mitres flank stepped gable containing 3-light and 2-light
sashes under pediments. Rear elevation similar. Brick wall' with toothed eaves
cornice and, coped parapet runs north to form octagonal gate piers capped with
stone eagles. Return wall to west of punched balustrading leads to gatehouse.
Source : George Crabbe,'Merton Hall and Church', Norfolk Archaeology, Vol.
Listing NGR: TL9117597742
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