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Holverston Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Holverston, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5776 / 52°34'39"N

Longitude: 1.4039 / 1°24'13"E

OS Eastings: 630727

OS Northings: 303191

OS Grid: TG307031

Mapcode National: GBR WJH.7S3

Mapcode Global: WHMTW.JGQT

Entry Name: Holverston Hall

Listing Date: 7 September 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050458

English Heritage Legacy ID: 227160

Location: Holverston, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR14

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Holverston

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Bergh Apton St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

HOLVERSTON
TG 30 SW
6/22
Holverston Hall
G.V.
II*
House. C16-C17 with C19 additions. Brick with some re-used ecclesiastical
masonry. Roofs of corrugated tiles. Mid C16 house ran east-west, of 4 bays.
C17 extension built south from west end cutting main facade to 3 bays but
leaving it symmetrical in appearance : 2 storeys dominated by 3 storey entrance
porch of c.1600. Polygonal angle shafts on moulded bases rise to moulded
finials. Moulded 4-centred brick entrance within square surround and below
moulded pediment. Renewed 4-light cross casement to first floor also under
moulded pediment. Above this a clock face below a pediment. Shaped gable
with central moulded finial. Elevation lit through one renewed 3-light cross
casement each side of porch to ground floor under gauged skewback arches. 2
renewed 3-light casements to first floor. Brick platband to right of porch.
Gabled roof with top storey of porch gabled back into it. Internal end stacks,
both rebuilt. Mid C17 wing to left. 4 renewed casements to ground floor under
gauged skewback arches and 3 to first floor. Bell based gabled roof. South
gable has slight tumbling and an internal end stack. Rear of both wings largely
C19 and C20. Interior largely C20. Newel stairs survive to west end with
octagonal newel posts. Roof of C16 range of tie beams, diminished principals,
clasped purlins originally (collars now removed) and curved windbracing. Roof
of C17 range of tie beams, principals, 2 tiers butt purlins and collars.


Listing NGR: TG3072703191

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