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Old Hall, Tacolneston

Description: Old Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 226133

OS Grid Reference: TM1495295466
OS Grid Coordinates: 614952, 295466
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5147, 1.1665

Location: Norwich Road, Tacolneston, Norfolk NR16 1ED

Locality: Tacolneston
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR16 1ED

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Listing Text

Old Hall
TM 19 NW 2/2 11.9.51


C16/17 timber-frame house (east range) remodelled and enlarged in early C18
in red brick when parallel west range was added. Double span hipped pantile
roof. Modillion eaves cornice. West front with parapet with moulded brick
modillion cornice. Two storeys and attic. 2:3:2 windows centre 3 advanced
and pedimented. Sashes with glazing bars and flat brick arches. Central
doorway with moulded architrave with keyblock and pediment on console brackets.
Rear (east) elevation with mullion/transom casements with leaded panes, and
central 2 panel door with pediment hood on large carved brackets. Three
moulded brick chimney stacks with octagonal flues.
Interior: Hall with open well staircase with open string, alternate turned
and twisted balusters and moulded rail. Ground floor room with C18 fielded
panelling and shutters. Another ground floor room with C17 panelling and
moulded ceiling beam with carved stops.
First floor room with fielded panelling and chimney piece with shouldered
architrave. Another first floor room with chimney piece with bolection moulded
architrave and panelled overmantel with cornice.
Generally the interior contains various C17 and C18 moulded and fielded panelling,
and the earlier parts have some exposed timber-framing and stopped chamfer
ceiling beams.

Listing NGR: TM1495295466

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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