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Hardley Hall, Langley with Hardley

Description: Hardley Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 226750

OS Grid Reference: TG3873000031
OS Grid Coordinates: 638730, 300031
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5457, 1.5195

Location: Hardley Hall Lane, Langley with Hardley, Norfolk NR14 6BU

Locality: Langley with Hardley
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR14 6BU

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Listing Text

TG 30 SE
3/42 Hardley Hall

- II*

Country house. Mid/late C16. Flint and limestone rubble with some red
brick; limestone dressings. Steeply pitched roof with C20 tiles on north
slope, roofs on south side pantiled. Two storeys and attics. North facade
of six bays: C19 casements of 3 and 4-lights under segmental brick arches;
windows set in reduced and altered openings. Gabled two storey porch off-
centre to east, partly rendered with gable apex rebuilt in red brick. Stone
dressed entrance archway with four-centred head and spandrels with the
initials W.M. and a knot motif. Above the arch, a square stone tablet with
a coat of arms. 3-light first floor casement, C19. Parapeted gable on
moulded stone kneelers. Entrance doorway within porch has four-centred
arched opening with square-topped wave moulded architrave and plain
spandrels. Contemporary battened and studded door with four-centred arched
head. Eaves line on north side raised in red brick. Parapet gables with
moulded stone kneelers; small internal stack on east gable with octagonal
chimney shaft. The west gable has diaper patterning in brick: three
casement windows set in original chamfered stone surrounds with brick
blocking and alteration. The two upper casements C20 with leaded glazing.
Gable parapet in red brick. On the south wall, two large external stacks
of flint with bed brick upper sections. (The easternmost stack now
incorporated in a later extension). Octagonal chimney shafts on moulded
bases; a group of three to the west and two to the east. Between the stacks
a three storey stair turret with a shallow-pitch stepped gable and moulded
kneelers and finials. C20 casements. C18 red brick catslide extension at
south-east corner: casements with glazing bars, C20 metal casements on
ground floor. Half-glazed entrance door with segmental arch, one altered
lunette window. Four panelled door with semicircular fanlight over, at south
west corner. Interior much altered, but containing some good C16 fireplaces
with four-centred arches including great hall fireplace with continuous roll
moulding to arch and jambs.

Listing NGR: TG3873000031

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Source: English Heritage

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