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Wiveton Hall, Wiveton

Description: Wiveton Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 224749

OS Grid Reference: TG0390444099
OS Grid Coordinates: 603904, 344099
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9555, 1.0341

Location: Wiveton, Norfolk NR25 7TE

Locality: Wiveton
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR25 7TE

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Listing Text


2/17 Wiveton Hall
_ II*

House: Dated 1653 on doorway in Hall; 1908 on gable of extension by
Sir Guy Dawber. Galleted flint with brick dressings, some dressings rendered.
Smut pantile roof. H-shaped mid C17 plan. East facade of 7 bays, 2 storeys
and attic. All windows in openings with brick reveals and moulded brick
pediments. Projecting gabled left hand wing of 2 bays with C18 sash windows
with glazing bars. Moulded brick platbands between ground and first floors,
first and attic floors, which continue across facade. Attic light with
mullion and transom of early C20. Shaped gable with ogee top and finial
roundel to gable; remainder of this facade has rendered brick dressings and
C19 cross-casements. Central porch with semicircular-headed archway with
keystone; band above with diamond decoration and pediment over. Pedimented
window above. Flat roof. Above and behind a large pedimented window probably
of C19. Right hand 2 bays gabled. 2 pedimented windows to ground and first
floors; pedimented window to gable with roundel over. Gable end stacks each
with 3 C19 octagonal shafts. Similar arrangement of bays to rear, east,
elevation. Central external stack in English bond; 3 C19 octagonal shafts.
C17 doorway to left. Early C20 brick mullion and transomed window to right
with moulded brick pediment, restored c1960. To either side of stack to first
floor is a timber cross-casement of early C20 in C17 pedimented opening.
Projecting right 2 bays have 5 staggered C19 cross-casements to stairwell
in pedimented openings. Shaped gable with roundel. Gable return has 2 blind
pedimented openings. 2 projecting left hand bays have 2 early C20 brick
mullion and transom windows in C17 pedimented openings. Similar to gable
return. 2 rendered pedimented Cl9 casements to first floor; gable return
has C17 blind pedimented opening. Pedimented C19 casement to attic again
with roundel over and shaped gable. Attached to the north of this C17 building
and running east is a 6 bay, 2 storey range by Sir Guy Dawber in Jacobean
style with 2 storey gabled bay window to fourth bay. South front, now with
main entrance, has irregular fenestration. Early C20 door with linen-fold
panelling; early C20 moulded brick door surround. To left, stack in English
bond brick corbels-out at first floor level. Small window above door of 2
blind lights with rendered mullion and reveals; similar window above this.
To right of door and set back, the walling is of rubble with a rough render.
To ground floor one C20 single light window with transom and one C20 brick
mullion and transomed window under pediment. Similar window to first floor
without pediment.

Listing NGR: TG0390444099

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Source: English Heritage

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