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The Old Hall, Marlingford and Colton

Description: The Old Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 226518

OS Grid Reference: TG1326309178
OS Grid Coordinates: 613263, 309178
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6384, 1.1504

Location: Bawburgh Road, Marlingford, Norfolk NR9 5HX

Locality: Marlingford and Colton
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR9 5HX

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Listing Text


4/45 The Old Hall,

2.10.51 II*

Originally a Lobby-Entrance type farmhouse dated 1608 on re-positioned
facade datestone formerly on north gable-end. Facade and extensions added
in 1679 as advertised on"facade tie-ends'." Brick and'some'flint with pan-
tiled roofs. 2 storeys with attics and cellars. East facade of 9 bays.
7 blind windows. Mullion and transom frames with metal casements some
beneath skewback arches with cambered soffits. Front door with later porch
opposite off-centre axial stack. One gabled dormer and a gable-end stack.
One surviving wooden ovolo-moulded mullion window on north gable-end.
Crow-stepped gables. Varied extensions to rear with 2 fragmentary ovolo-
moulded mullion and transom attic windows. Symmetrical south facade (1679)
of 5 bays with 2 crow-stepped attic gables. Skewback arches (rusticated
at first floor centre) with mullion and transom window frames. 5 blind
windows. C18 raised and fielded panelled front door with a Doric doorcase.
2 plat-bands. Very fine staircase probably of 1679 with turned balusters
of attenuated-vase form and large panelled newels with pendants. Several
C18 panelled rooms with moulded cornices and dado rails and raised and
fielded panels. 3 overmantels with contemporary painted landscapes and
a fine coved recess flanked by fluted pilasters. Original roofs.

Listing NGR: TG1326309178

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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