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Lexham Hall, Lexham

Description: Lexham Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 220412

OS Grid Reference: TF8664517155
OS Grid Coordinates: 586645, 317155
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7198, 0.7621

Location: Lexham, Norfolk PE32 2QJ

Locality: Lexham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE32 2QJ

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Listing Text


4/11 Lexham Hall
- II

Mansion. Circa 1700 and later. Restored from 1948 by J.F. Watson. Colour
washed brick with slate roofs. Original house long rectangle. C18 wing
added to east end of south side which now forms entrance facade. Rear
pile added in later C18. 2 storeys with attics and cellars. North facade
(original entrance facade) of 7 bays of sash windows with glazing bars
beneath skewback arches (eastern 4 blind and painted). 3 centre bays
slightly advanced with a Victorian former 2-storey porch added to centre
bay. Wide moulded platband, rusticated quoins and restored modillion
cornice. 5 flat roofed dormers. Present entrance facade of 7 bays of
sash windows with glazing bars (6 to south blind) beneath skewback arches.
Pedimented central porch by J.F. Watson. Fixed jalousie shutters. Cornice
and platband as north. 3 gabled dormers. South facade at eastern end
of 5 bays of sash windows with glazing bars beneath skewback arches.
French windows to centre bay beneath segmental arch. Fixed jalousie shut-
ters. Cornice and platband as north. Remainder of south facade recessed.
Staircase bay with fine Venetian window. Doorway with rusticated surround
and scrolled pediment with festoon by J.F. Watson. Conservatory also
by J.F. Watson. Some late C18 plasterwork and one plaster panelled room.

Listing NGR: TF8664517155

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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