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Thorpland Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fakenham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8522 / 52°51'7"N

Longitude: 0.8746 / 0°52'28"E

OS Eastings: 593651

OS Northings: 332170

OS Grid: TF936321

Mapcode National: GBR R75.5XF

Mapcode Global: WHLR4.DKPS

Entry Name: Thorpland Hall

Listing Date: 30 November 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171226

English Heritage Legacy ID: 222970

Location: Fakenham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR21

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Fakenham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Fakenham St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


Thorpland Hall
TF 93 SW 2/3A 30.11.51


C16. Restored 1830-6. Flint with brick and terracotta dressings. Black glazed
pantile roof with crow-stepped gable ends with octagonal moulded brick finials
on corners. (The gables were originally moulded but not crow-stepped). Two
storeys and attic. Five bays. Early-mid C19 5-light moulded mullion windows
with dripmoulds. Moulded stucco stringcourse and coved eaves cornice. Off centre
3 storey tower porch with brick octagonal corner buttresses, originally gabled
but crenellated early/mid C19, and with 4-centred arch doorway. Four very fine
brick chimney stacks with decorated terracotta shafts with star tops. Two C19
gabled dormers. Extended in C19 at rear and with 2 small C19 rear wings and
domestic wing to north-east. This wing and the yard to the west of the house
is screened by an embattled wall of flint and brick with 2 terracotta finials
which were probably taken from rear of house when extended in C19.
Gothic interior of 1830-6 with good gothic staircase with embattled newels.
Panelled dining room of 1865. Some linenfold panelling in one room probably
saved from the original interior.

Listing NGR: TF9365132170

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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