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Description: Flordon Hall
Date Listed: 2 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 226593
OS Grid Reference: TM1867497982
OS Grid Coordinates: 618674, 297982
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5358, 1.2229
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TM 19 NE FLORDON
5/16 Flordon Hall
Farmhouse. Arms on porch of Robert Kemp and Dorothy née Harris thus 1595
- 1612. Rendered and underbuilt timber frame with a brick porch and brick
gable-ends to wings. Some C19 brick facing to side and rear. Plaintiled
and pantiled roofs. Symmetrical E plan. 2 storeys and attics. Polygonal
angle buttresses with moulded stone finials to porch and wings. Porch with
ovolo-moulded semi-circular headed arch contained within an ogee-moulded
flat-headed surround and surmounted by a moulded pediment. Fenestration
mainly C19 and C20 beneath segmental arches; however, 3 original blocked
window openings in gables beneath plain rectangular hood-moulds and one
surviving 5-light window to north with ovolo-moulded mullions and transom,
saddle bars and some diamond glazing. Some similar blocked frames visible
inside only. Some diapered brickwork. External stacks to rear and to side
wings with octagonal shafts. Interior . High quality timber frame with
close studding, some moulded jowls and some ovolo-moulded principal beams.
Several original doors of panelled and planked types with decorative H hinges
and catches with loop-drop handles. Staircase at either end of main block
with original treads at northern end only. Original principal rafter roof.
Listing NGR: TM1867497982
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Source: English Heritage
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