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Little Palgrave Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Sporle with Palgrave, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6879 / 52°41'16"N

Longitude: 0.7099 / 0°42'35"E

OS Eastings: 583252

OS Northings: 313471

OS Grid: TF832134

Mapcode National: GBR Q7L.D97

Mapcode Global: WHKQP.WP6Q

Entry Name: Little Palgrave Hall

Listing Date: 9 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169833

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220945

Location: Sporle with Palgrave, Breckland, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Sporle with Palgrave

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Sporle St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


4/42 Little Palgrave Hall

- II

Farmhouse. C17 gable-ends, C18 facade refurbished in early C19. Brick
facade; flint, brick and re-used ashlar gable-ends; black and red pantile
roofs. Lower service extensions to rear of main block. 2 storeys with attic.
Symmetrical facade of 3 bays of sash windows with glazing bars beneath
segmental arches. (Ground floor windows formerly much wider). Central
recessed porch in stucco with a pair of square columns in antis supporting
a plain entablature. 2 narrow sash windows above. Central gabled dormer
with stone coping and a sash window beneath a semicircular relieving arch.
C17 returned gable-ends with rebuilt gables in brick. 4 sash windows to
western gable-end and some evidence of the original first floor opening.
C19 single-storeyed canted bay to east gable-end with 2 sash windows above.
Considerable quantities of re-used limestone ashlar probably from Castle Acre
priory. Both gables with stone copings and decorative peak finials. Pair
of stacks to rear wall. C18 and C19 service extensions. C19 staircase with
turned balusters, open string and swept mahogany handrail.

Listing NGR: TF8325213471

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