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Description: Heggatt Hall
Date Listed: 19 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 228178
OS Grid Reference: TG2719218292
OS Grid Coordinates: 627192, 318292
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7146, 1.3622
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TG 21 NE HORSTEAD WITH STANNINGHALL HEGGATT STREET
4/45 Heggatt Hall.
Former manor house, built in C17, refaced and extended in 1841. Knapped flint
with brick dressings and plain tiled roofs. 'L' shaped plan, of 2 storeys
and attics, with additional 2 storey lean-to pile and polygonal stair turret
within the internal angle. Single storey hipped roof extension and C20 sun
room to south west. Asymmetrical entrance facade to east, with gable end of
south wing to left and 3 windows to right including central 2½ storey gabled
porch with brick pediment over entrance doors, first floor and attic windows.
Oriel window with battlemented parapet, central on ground floor gable wall,
with a terra cotta panel above. Window with brick pediment in gable. Garden
elevation to south possibly conceals the C17 house. 3 windows plus off centre
2½ storey gabled porch. Entrance to porch has moulded brick reveals and 4
centred gauged brick arch. Brick pediments over entrance and first floor and
attic windows. 2 canted bays to right of porch with 5-light windows and battle-
mented parapets. Ground floor windows-on principal facades, generally with
stone mullions and transoms with timber casements. First floor windows have
timber mullions, with casements with glazing bars. Flint plinths, brick string
courses at first floor level, stepped gables with finials on brick kneelers,
and gable stacks with polygonal shafts, bases and caps on west and north gables.
C20 flat roofed dormers on north and south slopes of south wing. Off centre
axial stack with 4 polygonal shafts with bases and caps in south wing. "Panelled
dining room with elaborate arcaded overmantle and discreet fluted pilasters.
Good staircase with 2 balusters to each tread" from Burke's and Savills Guide
to Country Houses. Vol. III Michael Sayer. "Overmantle bearing the arms of
George Warde of Brooke of 1663." from a History of Horstead and Stanninghall.
Listing NGR: TG2719218292
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