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Old Hall, Beetley

Description: Old Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 220749

OS Grid Reference: TF9711318868
OS Grid Coordinates: 597113, 318868
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7315, 0.9179

Location: Hall Road, Beetley, Norfolk NR20 4DD

Locality: Beetley
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR20 4DD

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Listing Text

(north west side)

3/2 Old Hall

- II

Farmhouse. C16 and later. Timber frame faced with colourwashed brick. Brick
porch and pantile roofs: Southern half of house probably C16: heightened,
widened and re-roofed in C17 to be in line with contemporary extension. 2
storeys with attics. Facade with central 2-storey porch of c.1700 with a
3-centred, ovolo-moulded, arched entrance, an ovolo-moulded platband and an
original first floor 3-light mullion and transom window beneath a skewback
arch with 3-centred soffit. Fine curvilinear gable with moulded brick finial.
Oval medallion in gable and a pair of oval side windows. Varied fenestration
with 2 C18 3-light mullion windows and similar window with transom to ground
floor. Other facade windows C19 and C20. One blocked 3-light diamond mullion
window in north gable. 2 blocked ovolo-moulded mullion windows to west.
Central axial stack with rebuilt angled shafts. Later extension to rear.
Interior. Timber frame largely intact supporting a butt-purlin roof with
collars and wind bracing. Original winding stair to north gable-end. Some
C17 plank doors; one with cock's head hinges. One fireplace with an early
C18 bolection moulded surround. The heightening and widening of the original
house realised by the use of large curved brackets visible from within later
lean-to extension.

Listing NGR: TF9711318868

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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