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Description: Thorpe Hall
Date Listed: 25 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 227018
OS Grid Reference: TM4367897984
OS Grid Coordinates: 643678, 297984
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5252, 1.5908
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HADDISCOE CHURCH ROAD, HADDISCOE
TM 49 NW THORPE
7/16 Thorpe Hall
Farmhouse, late C16 and later. Brick and timber frame, rendered and colour-
washed. Steeply pitched roofs, pantiled and plain tiled. Two storeys and
attics, cellar under west range, H plan. Taller western cross-wing on brick
plinth with clasping corner pilasters and brick dentil eaves; in the north
wall, two cellar lights with bars and a 3-light stair casement with segmental
head and leaded glazing in the west wall. Two 3-light casements with
segmental heads and leaded glazing, one ground floor sash with glazing bars
and architrave. Main north-south range pantiled with two ridge chimney
stacks, that to the west, L shaped with linked polygonal shafts. Windows
generally casements with leaded lights, mostly C20 replacements; on the
north side, one casement with segmental pointed head, and one 3-light window
with ovolo moulded frame and mullions. Central two storey gabled porch,
door opening with semi-circular rusticated arch in square headed recess,
3-light first floor casements. Inner door frame chamfered with ogee or wave
moulded chamfer stops to jambs. South facade has 3 and 4-light casements,
off-centre doorway. Gabled dormer with 3-light casement with glazing bars.
Western cross wing has ground floor glazed doors, first floor sash with
glazing bars, gabled attic dormer with 3-light casement. Later cross wing
to east, probably C18, with C20 fenestration; half dormers in east side.
Attached red brick garden wall to south, C18, east and west sides swept down
to lower south wall. Interior: C17 stair in west wing with one turned
baluster per tread and moulded string; roll-moulded handrail. Tie beams
with stepped run-out chamfer stops; ogee stops on bridging beam at east
end of centre range.
Listing NGR: TM4367897984
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Source: English Heritage
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