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Description: Horsford Hall
Date Listed: 19 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 228420
OS Grid Reference: TG1969015321
OS Grid Coordinates: 619690, 315321
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6910, 1.2493
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TG 11 NE HORSFORD CHURCH STREET (south side)
3/29 Horsford Hall.
Former manor house, mainly C18, but with evidence of earlier core. Built
of red brick, colourwashed brick and rendered brick, with pantiled roof.
Symmetrical plan with double pile 2 storey wing linked to single storey
hipped pavilion. North facade to road, 5 bays with central door. Existing
doors and windows inserted over earlier 6 bay facade when the building
was stuccoed in the early C19. The stucco has been removed c.1975 revealing
the gauged brick arches of the earlier windows, and possibly some early
C17 brickwork. Present sash windows have glazing bars, timber architraves
and rendered lintels in the form of skewback arches. 6 panel entrance
door with semi-circular fanlight with radial glazing bars and timber doorcase
with panelled reveals, fluted frieze and cornice. Plain eaves cornice
and stuccoed parapet. Rear elevation 5 bays with central door with open
pedimented doorcase on consoles. Semi-circular fanlight with Reticulated
tracery. Part glazed entrance door. Sash windows with glazing bars
and flat gauged brick arches. Timber modillion cornice and brick parapet
eaves. Double parapet gables, each with end stack. Links to north have
single semi-circular arched recesses to plinth level now with semi-circular
casement windows. Pavilion have blind semi-circular arches facing each
other to east and west. Each pavilion at the rear has 3 storey height
openings with gauged brick semi-circular arches, containing central double
glazed doors, flanked by windows, all with glazing bars. Fine panelled
drawing room. Lean-to buildings attached at east, not of special interest.
Listing NGR: TG1969015321
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Source: English Heritage
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