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Clermont Hall, Little Cressingham

Description: Clermont Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 221025

OS Grid Reference: TL8776098962
OS Grid Coordinates: 587760, 298962
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5561, 0.7682

Location: Little Cressingham, Norfolk IP25 6LY

Locality: Little Cressingham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP25 6LY

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Listing Text

TL 89 NE
12/28 Clermont Hall

- II

Mansion. 1812 and later. Designed by William Pilkington. Much restored.
Rendered brick scored to imitate ashlar. Slate roof. Italianate villa.
2 storeys with basement. Entrance facade. 13 bays of sash windows with
glazing bars (7 blind yet glazed). Slightly advanced lateral wings. Canted
centre 3 bays with a portico, segmental in plan, of 4 Doric columns supporting
a plain entablature. The columns are unfluted except for the sections forming
part of the capitals - in the manner of the Temple of Apollo, island of Delos.
Semicircular headed windows with radiating glazing bars flank the later front
door. Moulded cornice with low parapet. Garden facade similar in plan of 8
bays with ground floor windows recessed within enclosing arches. 2 lateral
windows tripartite and semi-circular headed with margin lights carried around
the arches. 2-storeyed canted centre 3 bays (formerly single storeyed with
balustraded balcony and pediment). 4 axial stacks.

Listing NGR: TL8776098962

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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