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Norton Hall and Wall 6 Metres Long Attached to Left Hand End of Front Elevation, Norton

Description: Norton Hall and Wall 6 Metres Long Attached to Left Hand End of Front Elevation

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281195

OS Grid Reference: TL9701865406
OS Grid Coordinates: 597018, 265406
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2515, 0.8849

Location: Norton, Suffolk IP31 3NN

Locality: Norton
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 3NN

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Listing Text


2/92 Norton Hall and wall 6m
- long attached to left-
hand end of front


Farmhouse, once manor house, probably mid/late C16. Red brick in English
bond: stepped buttresses and a parapet gable to right. A splayed set-back at
1st floor, and another at mid height of 1st storey. The left hand gable is
plastered: evidence for 2-tier side-purlin roof. Plaintiled roof: an axial
late C16 or early C17 chimney of red brick, the shaft mainly rebuilt in C19.
2 storeys. 3 windows. Mainly mid C19 small pane sashes with cambered heads:
a horizontally sliding small-pane casement to right. Some blocked original
window openings with plain soldier arches above deep oak lintels, and a
similar original blocked doorway to right. A mid C20 entrance porch, gabled
and with a Venetian window: 6-panelled door in side wall. To left is a
section of integral C16 walling about 2m high, indicating that the building
was originally fully integrated with the barn (see following item) now linked
corner-to-corner with the house. The house stands close to the north-east
corner of the medieval moat of the earlier manor house. Interior not

Listing NGR: TL9701865406

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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