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Gayton Hall, Gayton

Description: Gayton Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 221948

OS Grid Reference: TF7313318996
OS Grid Coordinates: 573133, 318996
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7409, 0.5632

Location: Back Street, Gayton, Norfolk PE32 1PL

Locality: Gayton
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE32 1PL

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Listing Text

TF 71 NW
6/16 Gayton Hall
Country House, c.1800, erected as shooting box for St. Andrew St. John (1766-
1836). Gault brick, slate roof. Irregular plan in several builds; raised
to 3 storeys. Principal facade to south-west: 7 bays in 3 ranges each under
hipped slate roof, central range of 3 bays with bowed facade higher than ranges
to left and right. Ground floor with semi-circular headed recesses containing
sashes with glazing bars reaching low, flat arches; bay 2 with reset classical
doorway having fanlight with glazing bars, curved glass panes to bowed sashes
of bays 3-5; sashes with glazing bars to first and second floor, those to
second floor of 6 panes; all sashes recessed. Bays 6 and 7 c.1930 to match
bays 1-5. Right return of single bay, 3 storeys in Italianate style with
loggia to ground floor of 3 semi-circular headed brick arches; sashes with
glazing bars. Left return: 2 bays 3 storeys with additional 2 bays to left
raised to 3 storeys; sashes of decreasing height with glazing bars. Doorcase
to right of left addition with open pediment and semi-circular head.

Listing NGR: TF7313318996

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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