British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Wacton Hall, Wacton

Description: Wacton Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 226295

OS Grid Reference: TM1802990270
OS Grid Coordinates: 618029, 290270
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4668, 1.2083

Location: Hall Lane, Wacton, Norfolk NR15 2UL

Locality: Wacton
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR15 2UL

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Wacton, Norfolk at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

Wacton Hall
TM 19 SE 8/4B 11.9.51


C16 house. Long range mostly rendered timber-frame. Brick faced north
end. Steep black glazed pantile roof with gabled ends. Two storeys and
attic. Three storey gabled porch near centre with octagonal angle shafts
with finials, round arch doorway with cornice over and semi-octagonal
shafts above, original door in heavy moulded doorcase. Three widely spaced
windows to left of porch and 2 to right of porch. C18/19, 3 and 4-light
casements with later dripmoulds. C18 pilastered doorcase on right with
entablature and semi-circular fanlight. Brick chimney stack on north
end with 3 octagonal flues with moulded bases. External brick chimney
stack at rear (west) with 2 octagonal flues.
Interior: staircase, dog-leg type, with moulded balusters and newels.
Room in north end with C17 and C18 panelling with niches flanking fireplace.
Ceiling beams in first floor rooms with ovolo moulded chamfers.

Listing NGR: TM1802990270

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.