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Aldborough Hall, Aldborough & Thurgarton

Description: Aldborough Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 224454

OS Grid Reference: TG1698835066
OS Grid Coordinates: 616988, 335066
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8693, 1.2225

Location: Aldborough, Norfolk NR11 7HU

Locality: Aldborough & Thurgarton
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR11 7HU

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Listing Text


1/6 Aldborough Hall


House. C17 and early C19. Gault brick, red brick and flint. Pantile roof
and hipped slate roof. Irregular plan. 2 storey, 6 bay south facade.
Central 2 bays project under pedimented gable with circular window. Doric
porch with 2 pairs of columns. Semi-circular headed doorway. Top half
of door glazed, blank below. Sash windows with glazing bars. Oversailing
eaves having diamond-shaped detail to the soffits. To west a single bay,
2 storey extension of 1919 over boiler house. East face has one sash
window with sill at ground level. To rear a projecting gabled wing, dated
1636 inside, of flint with brick dressings to windows, brick octagonal stack
corbelled at first floor level. Round headed sash window with radiating
glazing bars to first floor, also small sash under hood mould and 2 small
attic windows also under hood moulds. Interior. Stone-flagged entrance
hall with moulded plaster cornices. Rear hall with cantilevered stair,
oak plain balusters and ramped and wreathed handrail. Stair well reveal
with carved Vitruvian scroll, echoed in plaster cornice. Curved landing.
Oval stair light with radiating glazing bars and swags on the reveal.
3 semi-circular openings with glazing bars to attic. Rear staircase in
gabled wing with 1636 inset in wall. 0neb ovolo moulded beam in this wing.

Listing NGR: TG1698835066

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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