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How Hall and Forecourt Court Garden Walls to South, Howe

Description: How Hall and Forecourt Court Garden Walls to South

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 227370

OS Grid Reference: TM2703699666
OS Grid Coordinates: 627036, 299666
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5475, 1.3471

Location: Backwood Lane, Howe, Norfolk NR15 1HD

Locality: Howe
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR15 1HD

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Listing Text


2/25 How Hall and forcourt
25.9.51 court garden walls
to south.


House. Early C17, with later C17 wing to rear. Brick-clad timber frame,
brick in English bond. Pantile and tile roofs. 3-cell cross passage-type
plan to south, later wing at right angles to rear, giving T-shaped plan.
Facade (to south) in mid-C18 brick of 4 bays, 2 storeys. Off-centre C20
door with semicircular brick arch over, blocked fanlight; flnaked by C20
canted bays; to left a 3-light C19 casement with transom under segmental
arch. 3 3-light C18 casements to first floor with timber lintels; fourth,
dummy, window to left hand end. Kneelered parapet gables. Off-centre axial
stack and eastern gable end stack. Garden to south of facade enclosed by
wall in English bond brick, clm high. North wing of house in C17 brick.
To west an oak chamfered mullion window with fanlight of original kitchen
door to its north; first floor C20 casement and blocked opening. to east
one C18 casement with evidence of larger opening to left; one window with
timber lintel now obscured by outshut. 2 long windows now with leaded case-
ments to upper floor; small blocked stair light. Parapet gables with re-
used stone kneelers, that to east with angel bearing shield. Gable end
stack. 2 blocked attic lights to gable. C20 lean-to and extension not
of special interest. Interior. Remains of timber framed staircase outshut
incorporated into rear wing. Ovolo moulded beams. Wall posts and tie beams
of C17 timber frame at first floor in south wing. Lintel of upper window
in east face of rear wing bears mortice for 10 light mullioned window.
Butt purlin roof, restored in C20 with remains of queen-post construction.

Listing NGR: TM2703699666

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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