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North Cove Hall, North Cove

Description: North Cove Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 1 September 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 282181

OS Grid Reference: TM4648089474
OS Grid Coordinates: 646480, 289474
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4476, 1.6257

Location: North Cove, Suffolk NR34 7PH

Locality: North Cove
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR34 7PH

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Listing Text

TM 48 NE
6/30 North Cove Hall
- II*
House. Front range c.1760-70; earlier work to rear, with probably C17 core.
Red brick. Roof of glazed black pantiles, hipped to the front range; 3-span
roof at rear, the centre portion less steeply pitched and probably of later
date. 2 storeys and attic to front range, 3 storeys and attics to rear. 5-
bay facade with flat parapet, continued round the returns; the centre bay is
set slightly forward with a pediment within the parapet. Inset sash windows
with glazing bars under flat brick arches; tripartite centre window with
cornice. Half-glazed entrance door with lower raised and fielded panels,
rectangular fanlight with glazing bars, panelled reveals; Roman Doric porch on
square columns. 2 pedimented dormers to front, one segmental-headed dormer to
each return front. There are later single-storey wings each with one sash
window and flanking triple-arcaded screen walls surmounted by stone vases at
each end. Good main staircase in oak with one fluted and one twisted baluster
to each tread, carved tread-ends and a ramped and wreathed handrail. The right
hand bedroom has a fine Rococo plaster ceiling with rich modillion cornice and
a white marble fireplace with veined brown marble inlay. The stairwell
ceiling has an enriched cornice and central rosette. The left hand bedroom is
plainer, with a dentil cornice and Adam-style fireplace. There is a cornice
with painted decoration in the right hand ground floor room. The rear
staircase extends to attic level and has unusual wooden balustrading of
Chinese lattice design.

Listing NGR: TM4648089474

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Source: English Heritage

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