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Gunthorpe Hall, Gunthorpe

Description: Gunthorpe Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 January 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 223583

OS Grid Reference: TG0079834666
OS Grid Coordinates: 600798, 334666
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8720, 0.9821

Location: Hall Lane, Gunthorpe, Norfolk NR24 2PA

Locality: Gunthorpe
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR24 2PA

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Listing Text

Gunthorpe Hall


House. c1880 rebuilding by William Butterfield of a 1789 house by Sir John Soane.
Brick with freestone dressings and slate roofs. Entrance front of 2 storeys with
3 storey entrance bay tower. Residual classical round-arched style with segmental
headed windows in 2 bays on either side of the entrance bay, with a 3 window north
extension. Windows paired on first floor. Stone dressings to all openings. Plate
glass sashes. Central door, third storey of tower with pilasters and one round arched
window to each face perhaps c1900. Pierced attic at balustrades. 3 bay south return
with 3 ground floor windows with double rubbed brick arches survive from Soane's
house. C18 2 storey service wing with sashes and glazing bars to both floors slightly
recessed, forming one arm of U plan courtyard at rear. Butterfield wing to north set
back from main block. A minor apsed Soane room survives on first floor.

Listing NGR: TG0079834666

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Source: English Heritage

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