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Honing Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Honing, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8087 / 52°48'31"N

Longitude: 1.4517 / 1°27'6"E

OS Eastings: 632734

OS Northings: 329051

OS Grid: TG327290

Mapcode National: GBR XGZ.V5W

Mapcode Global: WHMSR.8NKL

Entry Name: Honing Hall

Listing Date: 16 April 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169963

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224277

Location: Honing, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR28

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Honing

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Honing with Crostwight

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 32 NW
(west side)
6/62 Honing Hall
G.V. II*

House. 1748, altered by Sir John Soane 1788-90 and Humphry Repton 1792.
Brick with roof of black glazed pantiles. 5 bays in 2½ storeys and basement.
Centre 3 bays broken forward under pediment, the pediment with cartouche and
fruit and foliage trails. Central door beneath pedimented doorcase. Unfluted
Ionic columns and pilasters support plain entablature and pediment with
modillions. All windows are sashes with glazing bars beneath gauged skewback
arches. Platband at first floor added by Repton 1792. Timber eaves cornice
with consoles. Hipped roof with flat and 2 symmetrically placed stacks.
West return with one bay before full height bowed extension by Soane 1788-90.
3 sash windows each floor with glazing bars and gauged skewback arches (all
sash windows appear to have been replaced at this time). Repton's platband
continues into returns. Console timber eaves cornice as facade. East return
of 5 bays. Central ground floor window converted to French window. Dining
room to right with tripartite sash window. Otherwise fenestration of sashes
as before. Console timber eaves cornice as facade. 2 storey 5 bay service
range to rear 1868-70 by R.M. Phipson of Norwich and Ipswich. Double pile
plan. Fenestration of sash windows with glazing bars beneath gauged skewback
arches. Interior. Entrance hall details 1748. Fireplace with shouldered
timber surround carrying rectangular overmantle with mirror. Above is pediment
on scrolled consoles. Late C18 staircase with wreathed handrail and wrought
iron balusters, attributed to Repton. Main staircase of 1748 relocated
1868-70. Closed string with widely spaced turned balusters. Ramped handrail.
Library contains C19 plaster fireplace with female caryatid figures.

Listing NGR: TG3273429051

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