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Anmer Hall, Anmer

Description: Anmer Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 221383

OS Grid Reference: TF7388429403
OS Grid Coordinates: 573884, 329403
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8341, 0.5799

Location: Anmer, Norfolk PE31 6RW

Locality: Anmer
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE31 6RW

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Medieval Settlement Around Anmer Hall, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

Explore more of the area around Anmer, Norfolk at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

The following building has been de-listed.


8/2 Anmer Hall.

- II*

Country House. C18, perhaps with earlier core, south front refaced c.1815.
Red brick south front and returns, rubble carstone north front, recent C20
machined buff coloured concrete pantile roof covering replacing black glazed
pantile. 2 storeys with attics. South front to Park has a 13 bay facade
with 3 bay pedimented centre arranged on ground floor as 5-3-5 and first floor
4-3-4 bays. Fine plum coloured brick with tuck pointing, rubbed red brick
dressings. Ground floor 3 outer bays to east and west have ground floor level
windows opening as three independent sashes, 3 inner windows with standard
2 part sashes, all with glazing bars and blindboxes under flat rubbed brick
arches recessed within semi-circular rubbed brick relieving arches. 11 first
floor sashes with glazing bars, outer 4 on both sides under flat rubbed brick
arches, centre 3 under flat rubbed brick arches recessed under semi-circular
rubbed brick arches, all sashes with glazing bars with blindboxes. Central
wooden bowed entrance porch with stone flagged base, 2 fluted columns and
2 half columns with bases and simplified capitals, flutings to cornice and
frieze, flat leaded roof. Arched doorcase with moulded surround, raised and
fielded reveals and arch, raised and fielded panel 2 leaf doors, upper panels
glazed, fanlight with lead glazing bars. Ground floor stone plinth, first
floor stone platband, wooden eaves cornice with stone parapet above, pediment
over central 3 bays. Hipped roof of earlier C18 build, with 5 irregularly
placed wooden framed pedimented dormers, 4 sashes with glazing bars, one 2-
light casement. West return with rubbed brick arch to first floor sash.
North, entrance front, has 4 irregular bays with one surviving ground and
4 first floor C18 thick glazing barred ogee headedGothick sashes, all reset
in carstone rubble with brick dressed skin of c.1900. 2 storey porch with
one C18 Gothick sash, tower at north east with hipped roof, both c.1900.
Returned 3 storey service wing with c.1900 windows but galleted and coursed
carstone with knapped flint ground floor suggests earlier origins. Perhaps
the birth place of the Elizabethan Jesuit martyr St. Henry Walpole. Added
to the Sandringham estate by Edward VII and now the residence of HRH The Duke
of Kent. Interior not seen.

Listing NGR: TF7388429403

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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