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Besthorpe Old Hall, Besthorpe

Description: Besthorpe Old Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 220301

OS Grid Reference: TM0612494779
OS Grid Coordinates: 606124, 294779
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5119, 1.0361

Location: Besthorpe, Norfolk NR17 1QG

Locality: Besthorpe
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR17 1QG

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Listing Text


4/54 Besthorpe Old Hall
- II

Farmhouse. Mid C16 encased in rendered and roughcast brick C18 otherwise
partly timber framed with roughcast wattle and daub infill. Plain tiled roof.
2 storeys. 2 storey mid C16 gabled porch with 4-centred arch under square
hood on columnettes with moulded capitals and bases. One internal 4-centred
wall arch. C19 sash window in first floor of porch. Bargeboards. One C19
sash to each floor right. Rebuilt brick wall left with C20 outshut. Gabled
roof above overhanging eaves. Ridge stack to right and C20 ridge stack left.
West front centred by C20 stepped porch. Further door to left. Varieties
of C18, C19 and C20 sashes and casements. Blocked circular window above porch
beams date 1729. Interior of kitchen retains heavily roll moulded bridging
beam and crenellated wall plate.

Listing NGR: TM0612494779

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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