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Bylaugh Hall Farmhouse and Clock Tower, Bylaugh

Description: Bylaugh Hall Farmhouse and Clock Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 April 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 220714

OS Grid Reference: TG0360018768
OS Grid Coordinates: 603600, 318768
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7282, 1.0138

Location: Bylaugh, Norfolk NR20 4RL

Locality: Bylaugh
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR20 4RL

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Listing Text


3/8 Bylaugh Hall Farmhouse
15.4.82. and Clock tower
(formerly listed as
Bylaugh Hall)


Former service wing and courtyard with stables etc to Bylaugh Hall. The
north and part of west wings are inhabited. 1850-52. Charles Barry, junior,
and R. Banks for trustees of Sir John Lombe. Gault brick and some stone
with slate roofs. Low wing connects east side of hall to south west corner
of courtyard. Clock tower rises from centre of south range. North west
and east ranges of 2 storeys with garages etc to ground floor and dwelling
space to upper floor. Arched entrances to courtyard in north and west ranges.
Western entrance especially elaborate with stone voussoirs, carved keystone.
Mannerist decoration and flanking rusticated pilasters. Whole facade with
moulded cornice, parapet with obelisks; no fenestration yet articulated by
plain brickwork panels. Internal facades of courtyard have sash windows
with glazing bars to upper floors. Clock tower square in plan with opposing
semicircular arched doorways to ground floor. Plain recessed panels above
with corbel tables and stone dressed loops to each face. Clock stage with
a face set in carved surround to each side. Flanking pilasters supporting
pediments. Broach roof above supporting an octagonal lantern with jalousie
vents which in turn supports a tented octagonal spire with weather vane.

Listing NGR: TG0360018768

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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