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Morley Old Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Morley, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5445 / 52°32'40"N

Longitude: 1.0304 / 1°1'49"E

OS Eastings: 605583

OS Northings: 298388

OS Grid: TM055983

Mapcode National: GBR TFQ.HB8

Mapcode Global: VHKBY.T93Q

Entry Name: Morley Old Hall

Listing Date: 2 October 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050714

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226528

Location: Morley, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR18

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Morley

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: High Oak

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


9/64 Morley Old Hall

2.10.51 I

House. Circa 1600. Brick in English bond with plaintiled roofs. U plan. 2 storeys
with 2 storeys of attics. 4 bays of brick ovolo-moulded mullioned and transomed
windows considerably renewed with ogee-moulded pediments above. 2 fine dormers with
crow-stepped gables, 3-light mullioned and transomed windows with pediments and single
oculi above, also with pediments. Moulded brick cornice and crow-stepped main gables.
Large external stack to rear with 2 polygonal shafts. External stack to south side
with garderobe projection adjoined and 2 polygonal shafts. Original 6-ramp stair
with solid hardwood treads. Interesting roof structure with principal rafters
connected to the tie beams by elbowed wall-posts because attic floor is well beneath
level of wall-plate, Moated site (E. Mercer, English Vernacular Houses, 1975,
p,19o, pl 65).

Listing NGR: TM0558398388

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