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Cranmer Hall, Sculthorpe

Description: Cranmer Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 223616

OS Grid Reference: TF8868332728
OS Grid Coordinates: 588683, 332728
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8590, 0.8012

Location: Sculthorpe, Norfolk NR21 9HX

Locality: Sculthorpe
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR21 9HX

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Listing Text

Cranmer Hall


House. c1721. Red brick, slated roof, 7 bay facade, originally of 3 storeys reduced
to 2. Central pedimented 3 bays with doubled rusticated brick quoins, 2 outer bays
with single rusticated quoins. Six ground and 7 first floor sashes with glazing bars
under flat rubbed brick arches. Later C18 Roman Doric wooden doorcase with pilasters,
entablature and pediment and arch headed 8-panelled raised and fielded door. Lead
down pipes with gilded crests. Stone parapets and early C19 stone coat of arms to
pediment. To north 2 bay return and single bay north wing with rusticated quoins. To
south 2 storey later C18 3 sided bay with sashes with glazing bars. To west 2 storey
3 bay wing in C17 classical brick style attributed to Philip Webb c1880. At rere
re-used wooden doorcase with fluted Ionic half-columns and swan neck open pediment.
Interior with central 3 bay hall with plaster dado and panels with lugged corners.
Four 6-panelled raised and fielded doors in lugged architraves. Central 8 panelled
arched headed door on axis with entrance with arched pilaster frame. Stone fire
surround with lugged corners. To south 3-bay room with wooden frieze and modillions.
To north of hall panelled room with simpler details. To west well-staircase with
panelled dado, neo -C17 by Philip Webb. First floor 3 bay room at south repeats some
ground floor details in chimney breast and cornice. A re-used Palladian wooden fire
surround and over-mantle to upper landing.

Listing NGR: TF8868332728

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Source: English Heritage

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