Description: Thorpland Hall
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
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5320 FAKENHAM GREAT SNORING ROAD
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
Source: English Heritage
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