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Detached Porch in Courtyard, Old Hunstanton

Description: Detached Porch in Courtyard

Grade: I
Date Listed: 5 June 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 221244

OS Grid Reference: TF6917641823
OS Grid Coordinates: 569176, 341823
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9471, 0.5165

Location: Old Hunstanton, Norfolk PE36 6JS

Locality: Old Hunstanton
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE36 6JS

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Listing Text


7/62 Detached porch, in
G.V. I

Former porch to C16 range of Hunstanton Hall. Dated 1618, free-standing since
fire of 1855. For Sir Hamon Le Strange 3rd Bt. Stone, chequerwork stone
and flint in attic, internally brick, returns coursed carstone with galleting,
clunch and brick rubble. Jacobean Mannerist classical style. 2 Tuscan Doric
columns on bases. Central arch and keystone, entablature and frieze broken
forward over cornice with 2 strap work obelisks with masks. Attic of diamond
pattern chequerwork flint and stone. Central stone coat of arms and motto
'Mihi Parta Tuere'. Parapet cornice raised in centre with shell hood and
date 1618, stone finial with roundel above and at both ends.

Listing NGR: TF6917641823

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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