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Little Hautbois Hall, Buxton with Lammas

Description: Little Hautbois Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 227978

OS Grid Reference: TG2488221942
OS Grid Coordinates: 624882, 321942
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7483, 1.3306

Location: Buxton, Norfolk NR12 7JS

Locality: Buxton with Lammas
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR12 7JS

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Listing Text


6/18 Little Hautbois Hall.

Country house. Late C16 (the date 1555 appears in the gable of a later porch,
north side). Red brick with flint and brick plinth. Roofs plain-tiled and
pantiled. I½ and 2½ storeys. 3, 4 and 5-light hollow chamfered brick mullion
and transom windows, plaster much repaired and renewed, C20. Moulded brick
drip moulds over openings. 2½ storey range with later off-centre gabled porch
with octagonal brick and stone gable finials. Gable contains 1555 datestone.
Three window range, with irregularly-spaced openings. Three gabled dormers
with finials, centre gable with blocked opening above window. Two chimney
stacks on ridge line (one opposite entrance) with triple octagonal shafts,
moulded bases and caps. Blocked attic gable window with hollow-chamfered
mullion and surround. Parapeted gables with roll-moulded copings and octagonal
finials. Two blocked window openings in north gable. Three gabled dormers
on rear (north west) : centre dormer blocked. Many blocked openings on this
elevation. At the junction between the two blocks, a two storey gabled porch
with four-centred arched opening (now blocked by later window) with moulded
drip, and two-light window above. Parapeted gable with roll-moulded coping
and octagonal finials. Massive external stack on rear of lower wing with
pantiled link to main roof. Lean-to between stack and entrance porch. Lower
wing much restored; two gabled dormers with blank panels in gables on front
elevation. Interior: some original doors and frames survive. Solid baulk
stair, partly rebuilt and re-set in timber framed stairwell. Principal rafters
have curved "cruck" braces in roofs of both ranges. Butt-purlin roofs with
windbraces to lower purlin.

Listing NGR: TG2488221942

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Source: English Heritage

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