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The Old Hall, Middleton

Description: The Old Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 221980

OS Grid Reference: TF6599717079
OS Grid Coordinates: 565997, 317079
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7259, 0.4567

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

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Listing Text

TF 61 NE
5/48 The Old Hall
at TF 660 171
House, dated 1753, on older core with later additions. Carstone with some
brick and dressed limestone, brick dressings, pantile roof. In several
builds, 2 bays dated 1753 to centre, older single bay to left with C19 forward
wing, 3 bays to right, all to 2 storeys. 3 bay range to right: galletted
carstone rubble, dentil cornice, dressings of C17 brick, gable parapets;
symmetrical facade with central doorway, fanlight with glazing bars, brick
jambs rebuilt and 6 panelled door replaced after fire c.1970, recessed sashes
with glazing bars, 4 x 4 panes, with flat arches; stacks to rear wall, shafts
rebuilt. Right return possibly with raised gable, brick tumbling-in, ground
floor sash as to front. Two bays with datestone 1753 set back to left, lower
roof line, pantiles, some galletted carstone; sash with glazing bays to ground
floor centre left, small inserted sash to right, first floor with 2 sashes
with glazing bars. Bay to left with higher roof, forward wing and polygonal
2-storeyed porch in angle. C19 forward wing C19 of one bay, irregular carstone
rubble with brick dressings, sawtooth brick cornice, pantiled hipped roof;
recessed sashes with glazing bars to ground and first floor of front and
return. Porch in angle an addition, flat roof with parapet, semi-circular
headed doorway with fanlight, sash with glazing bars above, small openings
with glazing bars to left and right. Rear: continuous lean-to under pantiles.
Interior: two large tie beams to ground floor of part dated 1753. Attached
to left front angle of forward wing to left a brick and carstone ha-ha with
short length of wrought iron railings having ramped rail, narrow bars and
incorporating curved gate.

Listing NGR: TF6599717079

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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