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Geldeston Hall, Geldeston

Description: Geldeston Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 226828

OS Grid Reference: TM3976892444
OS Grid Coordinates: 639768, 292444
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4772, 1.5293

Location: Yarmouth Road, Geldeston, Norfolk NR34 0LP

Locality: Geldeston
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR34 0LP

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Listing Text

TM 39 SE (north side)

7/51 Geldeston Hall

- II

Country house. Late C18/early C19. Gault brick and red brick, partly colour-
washed. Hipped roofs of black-glazed pantiles and slate. Two storeys and
attics, 5 x 3 bays; L-shaped with 2-storey wing to rear. South facade of
five bays, symmetrical. Sashes with glazing bars, gauged brick arches over
openings. Centre bay slightly advanced, with three tall narrow ground floor
sashes divided by pilasters with plain brick entablature and moulded cornice.
Left-hand sash blind. Moulded brick modillion cornice below attic level.
Mixed attic fenestration: centre sash, two 2-light casments with glazing bars,
two outer windows blind with painted-on glazing bars. Brick cornice above
attic window heads. Corner pilasters. Chimney stacks symmetrically-placed
on north side. West elevation of three ebays: two large ground floor
openings: one tripartite sash with glazing bars, extending down to floor level,
one pair of glazed doors with rectangular fanlight, flat lintol.with segmental
relieving arch. Three first floor sashes, three blind attic window openings.
Lower two-storey range at north-west corner, range of six windows, openings
altered and ground floor partly built in red brick. Three chimney stacks
on ridge line, the southernmost stack has arched opening for bell. East
facade has rebuilt off-centre portico in brick with paired columns supporting
brick entablature with pineapple finials; one ground floor and two first
floor sashes with glazing bars, three blind attic windows. Brick cornices
to attic storey continued round from south facade. North side colourwashed
with lower red brick eaves parapet. Three attic dormers with sashes, three
first floor sashes and tall stair window with semicircular head. East face
of north wing has six first floor windows, three ground floor sashes and door
opening. One-storey red brick range to north-east with attached archway to
yard: segmental arch flanked by piers with moulded capitals.

Listing NGR: TM3976892444

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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