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The Old Guildhall

A Grade II Listed Building in Banham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.4529 / 52°27'10"N

Longitude: 1.0364 / 1°2'11"E

OS Eastings: 606421

OS Northings: 288217

OS Grid: TM064882

Mapcode National: GBR TGW.BT7

Mapcode Global: VHKCB.XL9Z

Entry Name: The Old Guildhall

Listing Date: 21 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169078

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220289

Location: Banham, Breckland, Norfolk, NR16

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Banham

Built-Up Area: Banham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Banham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


13/62 (north side)
21.7.51 The Old Guildhall


Guildhall, now 2 dwellings. Late C16. Timber framed with partly wattle and
daub and partly clay lump infill. Brick skin to ground floor. All colour-
washed. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys and dormer attic. 3 doorways, that to
east in moulded case. 4 C18 casements with shutters. Jettied upper storey
with close studding tenoned into bressummer. 5 C18 casements to first floor,
that to west iron, the one next sliding horizontally. 3 straight braces to
timber frame. Wall plate exposed. Overhanging eaves to gabled roof. Single
gabled dormer window. External west stack, central ridge stack and internal
east stack. Rear has 2 outshuts probably early C17. Early C18 casements
to main wall in horizontal openings. Some chequered brickwork to lower storey.
One 2-light timber mullioned window. Interior has longitudinal central
passage. 2 staircases, both with ovens underneath. Crown post roof. Octagonal
post with polygonal moulded bases and capitals supporting 2 arched braces.
Side and crown purlins. Tie beams on arched braces.

Listing NGR: TM0642188217

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