Description: West Hall Manor Cottages
Date Listed: 8 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 221389
OS Grid Reference: TF6866030080
OS Grid Coordinates: 568660, 330080
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8418, 0.5027
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TF 63 SE DERSINGHAM MANOR ROAD (north)
4/6 5C, 5E West Hall
2 cottages, a former Manor House. Mid-C17. Rubble carstone, brick dressings,
red pantiled roofs. 2 storey with attics. Of 2 builds, with straight
joint and roof parapet marking division. Possibly the Manor House of
West Hall Manor, later a workhouse and now cottages. No. 5(C) has 6 ground-
floor casements with glazing bars: to south one 2-light fire window and
one 4-light window, to north 2 2-light and one single light casements.
4 first floor casements with glazing bars. C20 ground floor porch additions.
Steeply pitched roof with swept eaves and 4 C20 2-light flat roofed casements.
Raised brick north and south end gable parapets, at south with stack.
No. 5(E) to north has one ground floor single light and one 3-light casement,
2 first floor 2-light casements. No. 5(C) at rear has first floor addition
with brick Dutch gable c.1700, with rebuilt apex stack suggesting a still
socially prestigious use for the house at that date. Interior has stopped
and chamfered ground floor beams, and a butt-purlin roof with some wind-
bracing. See W.P. Tippen A Short History of St. Nicholas Church, Dersingham
Listing NGR: TF6866030080
Source: English Heritage
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