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Hall Farmhouse home Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Houghton, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8186 / 52°49'6"N

Longitude: 0.651 / 0°39'3"E

OS Eastings: 578738

OS Northings: 327853

OS Grid: TF787278

Mapcode National: GBR Q5Y.9DL

Mapcode Global: WHKQ2.ZF51

Entry Name: Hall Farmhouse home Farmhouse

Listing Date: 5 June 1953

Last Amended: 9 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304571

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221609

Location: Houghton, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE31

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Houghton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Houghton-next-Harpley St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 72 NE HOUGHTON NEW HOUGHTON

6/25 Hall or Home Farmhouse
5.6.53. (formerly listed
as Hall Farmhouse
including barns).

G.V. II

Farmhouse. Mid C18, perhaps by William Kent. Whitewashed brick, smut pantiled
roof. 2 storeys with attics, symmetrical double pile plan. 2 storeys with
attics, with central pedimented 3 storey gable,5 bays. North front has 4 ground
and 5 first floor sashes with glazing bars. All openings under segmental arches
with single keystone. 2 outer bays recessed, central bay brought forward.
Central 6 panel door with 4 glazed panels under segmental arch with 3
keystones. Raised chamfered brick quoins to outer and central bay angles.
Eaves cornice, continued as platband across centre bay with central segmental
arched lunette above. 2 flat roofed dormers. Pedimented gable has moulded
base and verges, mouldings returned along sides. 2 lean-to single storey wings
to east with single sash with glazing bars, to west with 2-light casement.
Double pile gables have 2 end stacks on each and central lead down-pipes with
Walpole crest on hoppers. Rear repeats front facade arrangement. 2 ground
floor tripartite and 4 first floor sashes with glazing bars, pedimented gable
with lunette. Distinctive Palladian plan and forms identify as an example
of mid C18 Houghton estate architecture. Balanced by Village Farmhouse (q.v.)
on the east side of New Houghton House but not barn (q.v.) appears as block
plan in Isaac Ware Plans .. Houghton (1735) 1750 ed.


Listing NGR: TF7873827853

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