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Description: Fritton Old Hall
Date Listed: 27 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 227768
OS Grid Reference: TG4760300145
OS Grid Coordinates: 647603, 300145
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5428, 1.6502
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FRITTON & ST. OLAVES CHURCH LANE
TG 40 SE
7/33 Fritton Old Hall
House. 3 builds. Original house was of cross passage plan c.1540. Service
end of this refaced early C19-to form new south front. Position of hall now
occupied by mid C19 block, altered C20. To north a further extension of
c.1870. Timber framed south section with brick infill and brick skin.
Remainder of brick, the north wing whitewashed. Roofs of black glazed
pantiles. South front of 2 storeys in 3 bays. Panelled central door under
plain pediment. One horned sash window each side under segmental arches.
3 sashes to first floor. Dentil eaves cornice. Gabled roof with internal
eastern gable stack. Central block of 2 storeys in 3 bays. Central door
below plain pediment. C20 French windows to right and C20 casement to left
of door. 2 C20 casements to first floor. Gabled roof with skylights. Ridge
stack set to left. 2 storey and dormer attic north block. 4 bay facade.
Central canted bay rises through 2 storeys panelled door and casements.
2 sash windows to each floor to right of canted bay and one to left to each
floor. Parapet partly conceals gabled roof. One central sloping dormer.
Interior. In cross passage remain 3 screen doorways. These are rectangular
but with mortar slots for 4-centred arches. One C20 replacement arch is in
situ. Above doorways are 2-light openings. Chamfered and tongue stopped
bridging beam runs to south wall. Roof of south block survives : tie beams
on arched braces, tension braces to wall plates. Diminished principals and
clasped purlins. Cambered collars and some curved windbracing.
Listing NGR: TG4760300145
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Source: English Heritage
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