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Thorpland Hall, Fakenham

Description: Thorpland Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 222970

OS Grid Reference: TF9365132170
OS Grid Coordinates: 593651, 332170
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8522, 0.8746

Location: Fakenham, Norfolk NR21 0HD

Locality: Fakenham
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR21 0HD

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Listing Text


Thorpland Hall
TF 93 SW 2/3A 30.11.51


C16. Restored 1830-6. Flint with brick and terracotta dressings. Black glazed
pantile roof with crow-stepped gable ends with octagonal moulded brick finials
on corners. (The gables were originally moulded but not crow-stepped). Two
storeys and attic. Five bays. Early-mid C19 5-light moulded mullion windows
with dripmoulds. Moulded stucco stringcourse and coved eaves cornice. Off centre
3 storey tower porch with brick octagonal corner buttresses, originally gabled
but crenellated early/mid C19, and with 4-centred arch doorway. Four very fine
brick chimney stacks with decorated terracotta shafts with star tops. Two C19
gabled dormers. Extended in C19 at rear and with 2 small C19 rear wings and
domestic wing to north-east. This wing and the yard to the west of the house
is screened by an embattled wall of flint and brick with 2 terracotta finials
which were probably taken from rear of house when extended in C19.
Gothic interior of 1830-6 with good gothic staircase with embattled newels.
Panelled dining room of 1865. Some linenfold panelling in one room probably
saved from the original interior.

Listing NGR: TF9365132170

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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