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Fincham Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fincham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6298 / 52°37'47"N

Longitude: 0.5022 / 0°30'7"E

OS Eastings: 569443

OS Northings: 306500

OS Grid: TF694065

Mapcode National: GBR P6R.1SR

Mapcode Global: WHKQZ.P5B8

Entry Name: Fincham Hall

Listing Date: 26 April 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152126

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221497

Location: Fincham, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE33

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Fincham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Fincham St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TF 60 NE FINCHAM SWAFFHAM ROAD

5/23 Fincham Hall

G.V. II*

Manor House. c.1500, remodelled late C16 and C19. Brick, clunch and ashlar
dressings. Roofs of plain tiles. North front of 2-3 storeys. A composition
of 3 gables with polygonal brick tower at north-east corner. Tower c.1500
: arched door to ground floor which is lit by cinquefoiled arched lights.
Upper floor with arched lights below square hood moulds on labels.
Machicolated cinquefoil frieze below string course and stepped battlemented
parapet. Facade with renewed hollow chamfered 3 and 4-light cross casements
of rendered brick. Blocked 2-light casement in west cross gable. C19
battlemented entrance porch between cross gables with arched entrance beneath
square hood. To left early C17 blocked doorway : semi-circular arch flanked
by fluted Ionic pilasters supporting entablature with finials, all in strapwork
tradition. East wall with large stepped internal chimneybreast culminating
in pair of renewed diamond flues. South front of C16 construction now studded
irregularly with C19 sash windows with glazing bars. 3 C18 casements to east
cross wing. One bay western addition of early C19 with sash windows and gabled
roof. Interior. Screen truss remains, arch braced to heavy wall studs in
western range. Bridging beams with tongue shops. Timbered screens passage
now blocked by staircase. Roof structure renewed : C19 King post roof over
main range; east cross wing with C18 butt purlins and collars.


Listing NGR: TF6944306500

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