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Little Palgrave Hall, Sporle with Palgrave

Description: Little Palgrave Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 220945

OS Grid Reference: TF8325213471
OS Grid Coordinates: 583252, 313471
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6879, 0.7099

Location: Sporle, Norfolk PE32 2DA

Locality: Sporle with Palgrave
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE32 2DA

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Listing Text


4/42 Little Palgrave Hall

- II

Farmhouse. C17 gable-ends, C18 facade refurbished in early C19. Brick
facade; flint, brick and re-used ashlar gable-ends; black and red pantile
roofs. Lower service extensions to rear of main block. 2 storeys with attic.
Symmetrical facade of 3 bays of sash windows with glazing bars beneath
segmental arches. (Ground floor windows formerly much wider). Central
recessed porch in stucco with a pair of square columns in antis supporting
a plain entablature. 2 narrow sash windows above. Central gabled dormer
with stone coping and a sash window beneath a semicircular relieving arch.
C17 returned gable-ends with rebuilt gables in brick. 4 sash windows to
western gable-end and some evidence of the original first floor opening.
C19 single-storeyed canted bay to east gable-end with 2 sash windows above.
Considerable quantities of re-used limestone ashlar probably from Castle Acre
priory. Both gables with stone copings and decorative peak finials. Pair
of stacks to rear wall. C18 and C19 service extensions. C19 staircase with
turned balusters, open string and swept mahogany handrail.

Listing NGR: TF8325213471

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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