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Hargham Hall and Garden Wall to North, Quidenham

Description: Hargham Hall and Garden Wall to North

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 220378

OS Grid Reference: TM0212692061
OS Grid Coordinates: 602126, 292061
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4890, 0.9757

Location: Quidenham, Norfolk NR16 2JW

Locality: Quidenham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR16 2JW

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Listing Text


3/131 Hargham Hall and
garden wall to north

- II

Country House. c.1690 with early C19 additions. Colourwashed brick with
slate roof. 5 bay west front in 2 storeys and dormer attic. Sash windows
to each bay under gauged skewback arches. String course between floors.
Dentilled timber eaves cornice. 3 shallow pedimented dormers with sash windows
retaining glazing bars. Roof gabled but hipped to south c.1800 to contain
2 storey addition set forward from original range. Ground floor porch in
form of Venetian window below stepped brick string course. First floor sash
window with glazing bars flanked by one blind window left and right. South
front obscured by porch bay and one storey gabled range of c.1815 with
tripartite sashes and glazing bars in irregular bays. Double stepped external
stacks to south gable of original house partly visible with blind round-headed
niches. East front has central half-glazed C20 door under gauged skewback
arch and 4 late C20 sash windows to ground floor also under gauged skewback
arches. Moulded brick string course interrupted to allow central first floor
sash window to extend lower than 4 flanking sashes, all with early C18 ovolo
glazing bars and gauged skewback arches. Eaves cornice and 3 dormers as west
front. North gable wall with 2 stepped external stacks with blind niches.
Evidence of blocked windows, one first floor sash with glazing bars and oval
attic light. Interior has early C18 closed string dog-leg staircase through
3 storeys with iron twist balusters and heavy moulded hand-rails. Square
newels and upper newel pendants. Contemporary walled garden of brick abuts
north gable wall enclosing square lawn. Summerhouse in north return gabled
with large shaped gable to house.

Listing NGR: TM0212692061

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Source: English Heritage

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