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Description: Salhouse Hall, Including Schoolroom and Animal Shelters in Courtyard to North
Date Listed: 10 May 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 228198
OS Grid Reference: TG3019614576
OS Grid Coordinates: 630196, 314576
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6799, 1.4040
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TG 31 SW SALHOUSE
7/65 Salhouse Hall,
10.5.61 including Schoolroom
and Animal Shelters
in courtyard to north.
Country House. C18 with C19 remodelling and possibly earlier core to northern
range. Red brick with limestone and gault brick detailing and dressings.
Black glazed pantile roofs. Two storeys and cellar; double pile with 'M'
roof. Principal facade to south with symmetrical main block of five bays.
Basement level in English bond, with traces of diapering in dark headers.
Four openings to cellar with flat rubbed arches. Sash windows without glazing
bars; gauged arched over openings. Central projecting two-storey porch a
C19 addition; doorway with elliptical-arched opening in moulded gault brick.
Two-light first floor window with cusped lights, hollow chamfered jambs,
mullion and surround all in gault brick. Stepped drip mould incorporating
a panel with the initials REW. Moulded brick string course at eaves level,
now largely rendered over. Castellated gault brick parapet, panelled and
pierced, with motto "Usque ad mortem fidus" in central panel. Two twisted
corner finials on central bay with octagonal castellated tops. Octagonal
angle turrets with stone string courses and embattled gault brick tops. To
the west, a C19 lean-to with 2-light ground and first floor windows matching
window in porch. Octagonal corner turret on square base, with cusped slit
windows and embattled parapet. Gables parapeted with roll moulded copings:
internal gable stacks. Rear pile (to north) shows line of earlier gable with
tumbling-in; two stone quatrefoil panels on east gable. Rainwater head at
valley junction with inscription plate RAW 1765 (probably re-set). One-storey
bay with stepped gable and two-light window at east gable. North facade has
three 2-storey polygonal bays with hipped pantile roofs and casement windows.
Centre bay slightly taller with square castellated brick turret on north side.
Semi-circular headed doorway with rusticated brick arch and flanking butt-
resses. Cartouche set in spandrel above door. Square bell turret at north
west corner. Lower two-storey service wing at north west corner, L-shaped
with single storey hipped service wing at west end. To the north of the hall,
a wall courtyard bounded by castellated red brick wall with roll-moulded
copings incorporating lean-to kennels and stores on the north wall and on
the east side a C19 school room : red brick, slated roof with crested ridge.
Parapeted and coped gables. Three leaded windows with chamfered gault brick
surrounds. Gabled dormer on east side, stone 3-light window with cusped heads.
Chimney at north gable.
Listing NGR: TG3019614576
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Source: English Heritage
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