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The Old Guildhall, Banham

Description: The Old Guildhall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 220289

OS Grid Reference: TM0642188217
OS Grid Coordinates: 606421, 288217
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4529, 1.0364

Location: Church Hill, Banham, Norfolk NR16 2HN

Locality: Banham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR16 2HN

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Listing Text


13/62 (north side)
21.7.51 The Old Guildhall


Guildhall, now 2 dwellings. Late C16. Timber framed with partly wattle and
daub and partly clay lump infill. Brick skin to ground floor. All colour-
washed. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys and dormer attic. 3 doorways, that to
east in moulded case. 4 C18 casements with shutters. Jettied upper storey
with close studding tenoned into bressummer. 5 C18 casements to first floor,
that to west iron, the one next sliding horizontally. 3 straight braces to
timber frame. Wall plate exposed. Overhanging eaves to gabled roof. Single
gabled dormer window. External west stack, central ridge stack and internal
east stack. Rear has 2 outshuts probably early C17. Early C18 casements
to main wall in horizontal openings. Some chequered brickwork to lower storey.
One 2-light timber mullioned window. Interior has longitudinal central
passage. 2 staircases, both with ovens underneath. Crown post roof. Octagonal
post with polygonal moulded bases and capitals supporting 2 arched braces.
Side and crown purlins. Tie beams on arched braces.

Listing NGR: TM0642188217

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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