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Old Hall, East Tuddenham

Description: Old Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 220721

OS Grid Reference: TG0880711092
OS Grid Coordinates: 608807, 311092
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6573, 1.0859

Location: East Tuddenham, Norfolk NR20 3ND

Locality: East Tuddenham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR20 3ND

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Listing Text

(south side)

6/15 Old Hall
- II*

Former farmhouse. C16, C17 and later. Gault brick and red brick with
plaintile and pantile roofs. L plan with 3 gabled piles projecting to
north of main block; the subsidiary wing is a C17 addition. 2 storeys
with attics. South facade mainly C16 in gault brick. Off-centre 2-storey
gabled porch with a 3-centred entrance arch and 2-light C18 window above
with metal casement. 3 3-light C18 mullion and transom windows with
segmental heads to ground floor. One similar first floor window in eastern
bay. Elsewhere 2 3-light and one 2-light casements and one C17 2-light
brick ovolo-moulded mullion window contemporary with added west wing.
Eastern side with large external stack. North facade with 3 crow-stepped
attic gables - the wes ternmost bay being a C17 addition with a surviving
2-light chamfered mullion window. Easternmost gable rebuilt. C18 irregular
fenestration. 2 mullion and transom windows with segmental heads at ground
floor. Early front door with cover strips in renewed frame. 2 3-light
and 4 2-light upper casement windows. West wing. North gable-end with
original door and double ovolo-moulded frame with barred stops. 4 2-light
ovolo-moulded brick mullion windows (2 blocked) beneath rectangular hood
moulds. One single light window beneath rectangular hood mould and one
C18 3-light casement window, Crow stepped half-gable to west with a
horizontal sawtooth and dentil cornice joining on to main block to east.
West facade with remains of 5 regularly placed ovolo-moulded brick mullion
windows beneath rectangular hood moulds. Mullions survive at ground floor
centre only replaced with 3-light casements or blocking elsewhere. Saw-
tooth and dentil cornice. South gable-end with 3 surviving windows beneath
pediments, one with remaining ovolo-moulded mullions. Crow-stepped gable.
East facade with one blocked door and 2 ground floor window openings beneath
pediments, Original doorframe re-positioned. 2 first floor window openings
one with surviving 4-light brick ovolo-moulded mullions and transom. Saw-
tooth and dentil cornice. One axial stack and one eastern external stack
to main block. One northern gable-end stack to west wing and gable-end
stack to west bay of north facade. Interior. Hall with C16 roll moulded
principal beams and joists. Ogee and nicked chamfer stops in western bay
of main block. Butt-purlin roofs with collars and wind bracing.

Listing NGR: TG0880711092

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Source: English Heritage

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