Description: Cropton Hall
Date Listed: 19 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 228703
OS Grid Reference: TG1079428374
OS Grid Coordinates: 610794, 328374
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8117, 1.1263
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TG 12 NW HEYDON CORPUSTY ROAD
3/44 Cropton Hall
Farmhouse. C17 and early C18; dated 1702 on north gable. Red brick with
steeply-pitched pantile roof. Two storeys and attics, cruciform plan. Shaped
south gable with two ground floor and two first floor cross-casements, renewed.
Internal chimney stack with two octagonal chimney shafts with moulded caps
and bases. Moulded brick eaves corbels to gable. Gable return with
diapering. West wall five bays wide: cross-casements at first floor level.
Central doorway with moulded brick pilasters, entablature with pulvinated
frieze and segmental pediment. Original door with upper octagonal panels,
lower six cruciform panels, now slightly truncated at base. 2-light
rectangular fanlight with gauged brick arch over. Ground floor windows 3
x 4-light casements with transoms replacing original four windows (arches
still in situ). Platband at first floor level. Modillion eaves cornice.
South wall of west wing 3 windows wide: ground floor sashes with single
glazing bar, wider than the arches above them, first floor cross-casements.
Platband with moulded soffit. Internal stack at west gable with two
diagonally-set shafts. Two moulded string courses on gable. Large central
ridge stack with four octagonal shafts with moulded caps and bases. North
range dated 1702 on shaped gable: ground floor openings altered with rendered
lintol-band above. Two first floor cross-casements and 2-light attic window.
Blocked openings in east wall. Later gabled range to north-west dated 1730.
Gabled stair turret to east with semicircular-headed stair window with glazing
bars. Interior: has good C17 staircase, closed string, with turned balusters
and newels, urn-finials to newel posts.
Listing NGR: TG1079428374
Source: English Heritage
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