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Bylaugh Hall Farmhouse and Clock Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Bylaugh, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7282 / 52°43'41"N

Longitude: 1.0138 / 1°0'49"E

OS Eastings: 603600

OS Northings: 318768

OS Grid: TG036187

Mapcode National: GBR SB1.YZN

Mapcode Global: WHLRS.JPYB

Entry Name: Bylaugh Hall Farmhouse and Clock Tower

Listing Date: 15 April 1982

Last Amended: 5 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169004

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220714

Location: Bylaugh, Breckland, Norfolk, NR20

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Bylaugh

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Bylaugh St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


3/8 Bylaugh Hall Farmhouse
15.4.82. and Clock tower
(formerly listed as
Bylaugh Hall)


Former service wing and courtyard with stables etc to Bylaugh Hall. The
north and part of west wings are inhabited. 1850-52. Charles Barry, junior,
and R. Banks for trustees of Sir John Lombe. Gault brick and some stone
with slate roofs. Low wing connects east side of hall to south west corner
of courtyard. Clock tower rises from centre of south range. North west
and east ranges of 2 storeys with garages etc to ground floor and dwelling
space to upper floor. Arched entrances to courtyard in north and west ranges.
Western entrance especially elaborate with stone voussoirs, carved keystone.
Mannerist decoration and flanking rusticated pilasters. Whole facade with
moulded cornice, parapet with obelisks; no fenestration yet articulated by
plain brickwork panels. Internal facades of courtyard have sash windows
with glazing bars to upper floors. Clock tower square in plan with opposing
semicircular arched doorways to ground floor. Plain recessed panels above
with corbel tables and stone dressed loops to each face. Clock stage with
a face set in carved surround to each side. Flanking pilasters supporting
pediments. Broach roof above supporting an octagonal lantern with jalousie
vents which in turn supports a tented octagonal spire with weather vane.

Listing NGR: TG0360018768

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