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Brockdish Hall, Brockdish

Description: Brockdish Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 225061

OS Grid Reference: TM2117580412
OS Grid Coordinates: 621175, 280412
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3771, 1.2481

Locality: Brockdish
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP21 4JS

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Listing Text

(north end)
Brockdish Hall
TM 2180 26A/6 11.9.51


Early C17 house. Brick and timber-frame. Steep black glazed pantile roof
with gabled ends. Brick chimney stack at each end. Two storeys and attic.
Octagonal brick corner shafts with pinnacles with ball finials. Front appears
to have been rebuilt in early C19 in buff-coloured brick with parapet. Three
bays, centre slightly advanced. Sashes with glazing bars and sidelights.
Central doorway with rectangular fanlight and pediment on console brackets.
Wing at rear forming L-shaped plan, plastered timber-frame, partly brick
faced, 2 storeys and attic, C17 five and 6-light mullion/transom casements.
Fine 3-storeyed brick porch with stepped gable and octagonal angle shafts
with moulded brick pinnacles, first and second floor 3-light moulded brick
mullion/transom window with leaded panes and brick pediments, similar pediment
over round-headed doorway with plastered spandrels. Date in pediment 1634.
Moulded doorcase with segmental fanlight and panelled door.
The rear wing was probably the centre of the original E-shaped plan with
the porch at the centre and the north wing having been demolished. Front
range contains late C18 pilastered fireplace with swags and figure reliefs
in the frieze. Rear wing has ceiling beam with ovolo moulded chamfer.

Listing NGR: TM2117580412

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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