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Description: Old Hall Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 220678
OS Grid Reference: TF9916920449
OS Grid Coordinates: 599169, 320449
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7450, 0.9493
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TF 92 SE NORTH ELMHAM EASTGATE STREET
4/26 Old Hall Farmhouse
Farmhouse. 1669 according to re-set datestone in north gable. Later
additions. Coursed flint with occasional brick headers and brick dressings.
Pantile roof. Original block with C19 partial rebuilding at southern end
of facade and an early side addition to north. Later additions to rear.
2 storeys with attic. Slightly advanced, off-centre, unbonded entrance bay
with skewback arch to doorway beneath a moulded brick platband, now largely
obscured by modern porch. Blocked window opening above. Central section
with former long windows, now with 2 3-light mullion and transom ground floor
windows with metal casements and one 2-light and one 3-light casements above.
One 3-light mullion and transom window beneath skewback arch with cambered
soffit to south of porch and a 3-light casement above. Modern windows to
northern extension. 3 gabled dormers with decorative barge boards. One
surviving original window to rear:- of 3 lights with ovolo-moulded mullions.
One C17 off-centre axial stack with 3 angled shafts; one gable-end stack
and one to rear pitch. Modern canted bay to south gable-end and gable with
tumbling-in. Interior with 2 ovolo-moulded spinal bridging joists in original
block and ogee and nicked chamfer stops in northern extension. Fine C18
panel paintings consisting of an overmantel landscape with picturesque ruin
and 2 narrow floral still-life paintings above flanking doorways. Modern
Listing NGR: TF9916920449
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Source: English Heritage
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