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Remains of Baconsthorpe Hall C80m South of Baconsthorpe Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Baconsthorpe, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8982 / 52°53'53"N

Longitude: 1.1519 / 1°9'6"E

OS Eastings: 612097

OS Northings: 338064

OS Grid: TG120380

Mapcode National: GBR T9M.B1P

Mapcode Global: WHLR2.NFQ1

Entry Name: Remains of Baconsthorpe Hall C80m South of Baconsthorpe Castle

Listing Date: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1049846

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224555

Location: Baconsthorpe, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR25

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Baconsthorpe

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Baconsthorpe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 13 NW BACONSTHORPE

7/2 Remains of Baconsthorpe
Hall c.80m south of
Baconsthorpe Castle

GV II


Outer gatehouse to Baconsthorpe Castle, C16. Converted to house late C16/
early C17, altered early C19. Uncoursed galletted whole and knapped flint
with stone dressings, roofless. Formerly 3 bays with external gable and
turrets, now only centre and right bay with right turret. 2 storeys.
Footings of ranges to right and left. Tie irons dated 1921. Central gateway
arch reduced; early C19 doorway to centre bay within stone section to ground
floor which breaks forward, 4-centred stone arch with spandrels under
embattled parapet. Openings in stone probably reset from Baconsthorpe Castle
in early C19: 4-centred headed lights under square heads, stone mullions
and transoms, 3 lights over doorway, 3 lights to ground and 1st floor of
right bay (mullions and transoms lost to ground floor). Turret to right
gable: square to ground floor, octagonal to lst floor and above ending in
stone cupola with finial, parapet of half lunettes; 3 small openings to
east face. Rear: wide 4-centred moulded stone gateway arch, having slender
side shafts, under brick relieving arch, wall above lost. Blocked 3-light
window to first floor left. Interior: partition wall between 1st bay and
central passage with remains of 4-centred stone doorway to rear. Coursed
flint with brick, brick dressing to rear arches of openings. Floor lost.
Fireplace to rear wall of right bay. Gable end: large opening across width
of turret having segmental arch sloping down to rear, 1st floor fireplace
partially blocked, blocked openings to turret; opening to turret at attic
floor level. S.E. Rigold; Baconsthorpe Castle, H.M.S.O. 1966. Hall in
care of English Heritage. Scheduled Ancient Monument, Norfolk 144.


Listing NGR: TG1209738064

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