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Hall Farmhouse, Gayton

Description: Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 221949

OS Grid Reference: TF7302019053
OS Grid Coordinates: 573020, 319053
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7414, 0.5616

Location: Back Street, Gayton, Norfolk PE32 1PJ

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

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Listing Text

TF 71 NW
6/17 Hall Farmhouse
Farmhouse, late C16 and later. Dated 1587. Colourwashed brick-dressed flint,
pantiles, slate capped gable parapets on moulded brick kneelers. Single
range, 3 cells (6 bays) and chimney bay, 2 storeys; continuous outshut of
1½ storeys to rear. Garden facade to south-west: axial stack to chimney bay
between first and second cell, internal stack to right gable end; dogs tooth
oversailing cornice; ground floor with glazed doorway to left and tripartite
flush sash with glazing bars to right of first cell, 2 flush sashes to second
cell, third cell with glazed French windows and flanking lights to right;
first floor with 2 flush sashes to each cell, that to left of third cell
lowered for stair; blocked opening to middle right of third cell. Windowless
right return with fire insurance plaque; stone at apex inscribed "1587 DWC".
Left return with brick gable having blocked opening, terracotta lion rampant
sinister above (? Fitzalan arms reversed), probably from Augustinian Priory
at Pentney q.v. 10/7. Lower 2 storey polygonal C18 addition with pantile
roof to left return, flush sashes with glazing bars to each floor of south-
west facade. Rear: later continuous 1½ storeyed outshut with oversailing
dogstooth cornice. Interior: through passage in outshut to rear of front
range; firestacks enclosed; 2nd cell with moulded tie beam and cross beam
with jewel stopped chamfers; third cell now with stair and partition wall,
ogee stopped beams, rear wall with large rectangular 2-light opening (now
blocked) perhaps of former window with moulded wooden frame and king mullion.
Boarded door to attic from outshut with fleur de lys strap hinges; roof with
inserted secondary support structure below original timbers.

Listing NGR: TF7302019053

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Source: English Heritage

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