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The Hall, Shotesham

Description: The Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 26 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 226675

OS Grid Reference: TM2247998802
OS Grid Coordinates: 622479, 298802
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5416, 1.2794

Location: Mill Lane, Norwich NR15 1XA

Locality: Shotesham
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR15 1XA

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Listing Text

The Hall
(Formerly listed as The Hall
and Stables)

The item shall be amended to read SHOTESHAM PARK
(Mill Lane)
The Hall (Formerly listed as
The Hall and Stables)



6/98 The Hall
26/11/59 (Formerly listed as
GV The Hall and Stables)
Mansion. From 1784 by Sir John Soane. Gault brick with stone dressings
and slate roof. Square main block with lower service wings and courtyards
to north. 2 storeys, attic storey and cellars. South facade of 7 bays
with slightly advanced frontispiece of 5 bays with centre 3 bays further
advanced and capped with pediment above attic storey. Bay rhythm (a,b,c,b,
c,b,a) defined by broad Ionic pilasters supporting a plain stone frieze
and modillion cornice. Venetian windows to ground floor of-bays 'b' with
stone architrave and stone semicircular inner pediment enclosed by 2 orders
of rubbed brick voussoirs. Bays 'c' with semicircular niches with rubbed
brick semidomes. No windows to bays 'a'. Upper windows sashes with glazing
bars beneath skewback arches. Parapet. West facade of 7 bays of sash
windows with basement windows visible and centre 5 bays recessed. Modillion
cornice continued. East facade of 5 bays with centre 3 bays recessed and
containing an engaged Ionic portico on 4 columns. Semicircular headed
flanking windows within containing arches. Entrance hall (from south)
with fine plaster ceiling: oval with guilloche border and cusped fan span-
drels and rose. Main stair with cantilevered moulded stone treads and
iron balusters with a simple floral motif contained within lozenges. Stair
hall lit by large Venetian window with glazed outer arch. High quality
plasterwork throughout. Some early C18 carved marble chimney-pieces pro-
bably from Wricklemarsh. D.Watkin "Shotesham Park, Norfolk", Country
Life, CXLII, 1967, pp312-316.]

Listing NGR: TM2247998802

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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