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Bodney Hall Farmhouse, Hilborough

Description: Bodney Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 220996

OS Grid Reference: TL8305498535
OS Grid Coordinates: 583054, 298535
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5539, 0.6987

Location: Hilborough, Norfolk IP26 5BX

Locality: Hilborough
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP26 5BX

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Listing Text


5/24 Bodney Hall Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C16 core extended during C18. Additional pile of circa 1840.
C19 service extensions. Original block timber frame largely replaced
with brick. Extension and service wing in flint with brick dressings.
Front block rendered. Slate roofs. Original block lengthened to south,
pile added to west and service wing to east. 2 storeys. Front block
of 3 bays of sash windows with glazing bars. Central flat-roofed open
porch supported on a pair of Roman Doric columns. Part-glazed panelled
front door beneath a semicircular fanlight. Hipped roof. Facade of rear
block consists of a brick skin with irregular fenestration consisting
of 3 sash windows with glazing bars beneath segmental arches and a panelled
door to ground floor. Gabled half dormers above with casements and 2
narrow sash windows with glazing bars. Terracotta quatrefoil with heart
set beneath kneeler corbel of north east gable parapet. North gable-end
of brick with close tumbling-in. Similar tumbling-in to south gable-end
into flint fabric. Gable-end stacks. Very long service wing of flint
with 5 bays of brick dressed casement windows beneath segmental arches.
Interior. Front block has elaborate moulded architraves with corner
paterae and a heavily moulded staircase with turned balusters. Rear block
with C16 roll and cavetto moulded principal beams to ground floor. Fine
queen post roof structure retained within the later roof space. Evidence
of surviving parts of timber frame mainly obscured by plaster.

Listing NGR: TL8305498535

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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