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Merton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Merton, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.544 / 52°32'38"N

Longitude: 0.8178 / 0°49'4"E

OS Eastings: 591175

OS Northings: 297742

OS Grid: TL911977

Mapcode National: GBR RBS.HL4

Mapcode Global: VHKBV.4B64

Entry Name: Merton Hall

Listing Date: 21 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220071

Location: Merton, Breckland, Norfolk, IP25

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Merton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Merton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

MERTON
TL 99 NW

4/34 Merton Hall

21.7.51

G.V. II

Country house, north-west wing only. 1846 by Edward Blore. Brick with stone
dressings and plain tiled roofs. 2½ storeys in Jacobean style. Door left
of centre with semi-circular moulded surround from Woodbastwick Hall. Cross
mullioned sash windows, 3 to right one to left, of 2 or 3 lights. 5 similar
windows to first floor. Octagonal corner turrets. Moulded brick eaves cornice
with dentils. 3 stepped gable dormers through eaves line with. 2-light sashes.
All windows hood moulded. Recessed bay to left and C20 extension beyond in
same style. Rainwater heads dated 1847 with square downpipes between bays.
Gabled roof with elaborate multiple stacks, that to north external. North
facade of 3 storeys and attic. Battlemented 2 storey bay with cross mullioned
sashes under shallow pediments. String courses at division of floors. Corner
turrets capped by mitres flank stepped gable containing 3-light and 2-light
sashes under pediments. Rear elevation similar. Brick wall' with toothed eaves
cornice and, coped parapet runs north to form octagonal gate piers capped with
stone eagles. Return wall to west of punched balustrading leads to gatehouse.
Source : George Crabbe,'Merton Hall and Church', Norfolk Archaeology, Vol.
6, 304-13.


Listing NGR: TL9117597742

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