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Morley Old Hall, Morley

Description: Morley Old Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 2 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 226528

OS Grid Reference: TM0558398388
OS Grid Coordinates: 605583, 298388
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5445, 1.0304

Location: Morley, Norfolk NR18 9TT

Locality: Morley
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR18 9TT

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Listing Text


9/64 Morley Old Hall

2.10.51 I

House. Circa 1600. Brick in English bond with plaintiled roofs. U plan. 2 storeys
with 2 storeys of attics. 4 bays of brick ovolo-moulded mullioned and transomed
windows considerably renewed with ogee-moulded pediments above. 2 fine dormers with
crow-stepped gables, 3-light mullioned and transomed windows with pediments and single
oculi above, also with pediments. Moulded brick cornice and crow-stepped main gables.
Large external stack to rear with 2 polygonal shafts. External stack to south side
with garderobe projection adjoined and 2 polygonal shafts. Original 6-ramp stair
with solid hardwood treads. Interesting roof structure with principal rafters
connected to the tie beams by elbowed wall-posts because attic floor is well beneath
level of wall-plate, Moated site (E. Mercer, English Vernacular Houses, 1975,
p,19o, pl 65).

Listing NGR: TM0558398388

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Source: English Heritage

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