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Description: Old Hall Farmhouse
Date Listed: 20 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 228472
OS Grid Reference: TG3726007832
OS Grid Coordinates: 637260, 307832
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6164, 1.5034
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TG 30 NE BURLINGHAM NORWICH ROAD, SOUTH
Old Hall Farmhouse.
Farmhouse, late C16 and later, much altered. Red brick with steeply-pitched
thatched roof. 2 and 3 storeys. Off-centre three storey porch with octagonal
angle piers and moulded brick finials. Pedimented doorway with four centred
arch under square head with rose motif in spandrels. Moulded plasterwork
decorative panel in tympanum. Doorway flanked by fluted pilasters with reeded
bases on pedestals; pilaster pinnacles rebuilt in later brick. 4-light first
floor casement in quadrant-moulded and pedimented opening. Tympanum of
pediment contains shields flanked by mermaids in plaster relief. Upper window
above moulded brick string course, 4-light casement with brick drip mould.
Remainder of house much altered; windows generally 3-and 4-light casements,
two with segmental heads. One blocked opening at first floor level, with
chamfered brick reveals. Later external stack to north side of porch.
Parapeted gables with internal stacks; north gable with moulded brick finials.
South gable rendered. On the west side, opposite the porch, a corresponding
three-storey projection : upper window blocked, but retaining chamfered reveals
and remains of stucco 'ashlar' dressings to opening. Parapeted and coped
gable with moulded brick finials. Lower windows partly obscured by later
pantiled lean-to. C20 lean-to's on west side; two storey gabled wing at south
Listing NGR: TG3726007832
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Source: English Heritage
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