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Curzon Hall, East Carleton

Description: Curzon Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 226912

OS Grid Reference: TG1806401318
OS Grid Coordinates: 618064, 301318
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5660, 1.2161

Location: Spong Lane, East Carleton, Norfolk NR14 8HW

Locality: East Carleton
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR14 8HW

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Listing Text


5/26 Curzon Hall

Manor house, C16 timber framed, rendered and colourwashed, pantile roof,
crow stepped gables. 3 bays, 2 storeys; chimney bay and off-centre axial
stack to left; full height 3-storeyed porch to centre right; end internal
stack to later additions to left and right gable ends; rear wing to right.
Principal facade to south: varied fenestration, mostly C20 insertions. 3-
storeyed porch in rendered brick, c.1600, crow stepped gable, octagonal
finials to gable and to clasping polygonal buttresses; basket headed porch
arch within square head; pediments to openings of all 3 storeys. Doorway
with double chamfered frame with decorative stops. East gable to right with
single storeyed early C20 addition in brick. West gable to left rebuilt;
attached single storeyed range of later C20 of no special interest. Rear:
early C17 stair turret to chimney bay, timber framed and rendered, gabled
2 storeyed turret with attic and cellar; 4-light wood mullioned window to
first floor centre bay; various fenestration lean-tos and additions. Rear
wing to left part across first bay: brick and timber framed, gable end with
some brick tumbling in and ovolo mullioned windows to ground and first floor.
Interior: timber framing exposed; bays 2 and 3 now one room with large
fireplace either end, that to chimney bay with basket arch; bay 3 with lozenge
mullions to former openings, front and rear. Doors to rear right and stair
in front of right gable end stack with C18 painted scenes. Wide dogleg
staircase to stair turret with acorns to double newels; stopped beams to turret
tie beams and stopped chamfers to stairway doorframes. Roof with curved
collars, partially renewed.

Listing NGR: TG1806401318

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Source: English Heritage

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