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Swanton Abbot Hall, Swanton Abbott

Description: Swanton Abbot Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 224173

OS Grid Reference: TG2556525538
OS Grid Coordinates: 625565, 325538
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7803, 1.3431

Location: Swanton Abbott, Norfolk NR10 5DJ

Locality: Swanton Abbott
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR10 5DJ

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Listing Text

TG 22 NE
4/28 Swanton Abbot Hall


House. Early C19 with range of c1600 to rear and 1858 wing. Rendered brick
and brick, black pantile and slate roofs. Main west facade of 2 storeys and
attic, 5 bays, rendered with additions to left and right. Ground floor with
banded rustication; C19 sash windows; platband; centre 3 bays flanked by
pilasters with central fillet, arched segmental pediment over with attic
light; upper windows to left and right with flat pediment on consoles, central
upper window with triangular pediment also on consoles; steeply pitched black
pantile roof to this section with 2 polygonal stacks to either gable. Narrow
left hand return range of 2 storeys and 5 bays; central porch with pair of
Doric columns in antis, flat-gabled parapet; niche to each side of doorway.
C20 glazed door. Sash windows, lead roof. To right of main facade addition
of one bay dated 1858 also with banded rustication but to slightly higher
level; sash windows; canted bay to south with tripartite sashes, that on upper
floor having flat pediment with consoles; slate roof. Range of c1600 at right
angles to main facade of 2 storeys, 2 bays; C19 mullioned windows; crowstepped
gable end has pedimented opening now with C19 mullioned and transomed window
to attic; evidence of pediments to first floor openings also. Platband
between first and attic storeys. Further service range of c1800 of no special
interest. Interior. Rear range with roll mouldings to ground floor beams,
some with double jewel stop. Mid C19 cast iron balusters to stair, vine-
trail to stair-well reveal. Vine-trail detail to hall cornice. Park laid
out cl710. Avenue aligns with centre window in main facade. See
James Grigor. Eastern Arboretum. 1841.

Listing NGR: TG2556525538

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Source: English Heritage

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