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Raveningham Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Raveningham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5132 / 52°30'47"N

Longitude: 1.5343 / 1°32'3"E

OS Eastings: 639910

OS Northings: 296467

OS Grid: TM399964

Mapcode National: GBR XLR.JQ3

Mapcode Global: VHM6B.J3Z5

Entry Name: Raveningham Hall

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306263

English Heritage Legacy ID: 227128

Location: Raveningham, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR14

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Raveningham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Raveningham St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

RAVENINGHAM RAVENINGHAM PARK
TM 39 NE
6/126 Raveningham Hall
25-9-51
GV II*

Country house. Late C18: built for Sir Edmund Bacon, 8th and 9th Baronet
(d.1820); C19 and early C20 remodelling; early C20 work by Somers Clark,
architect. Red brick with hipped roof of black glazed pantiles. Three
storeys and attics, 7 x 5 bays. Symmetrical south front of seven bays
arranged 2:3:2, the centre three bays slightly advanced under a pediment.
Sashes with glazing bars; smaller, square openings to second floor. Central
three-bay portico on Tuscan columns; platband at first floor level. Modillion
cornice below eaves parapet. Four pedimented attic dormers. Circular window
with keyed surround in pediment. Lower one-bay two storey side wings with
four-bay screen walls forming links to side wings, now demolished. North
front arranged 2:3:2 as south, with two-storey canted bay windows flanking
the centre three-bay pediment. Ground floor brought forward in early C20
to form central porch with projecting pedimented stone door surround, panelled
reveal and moulded architrave to doorway, the pediment rising above parapet
level. Sashes with glazing bars flanking doorway; the outer bays, forming
a base to the canted bays, are three windows wide, the centre sash taller
and with a semi-circular arched head with keystone. Four main chimney stacks,
symmetrically-placed. Some blind second floor window openings to east and
west. Interior contains good C18 cantilever staircase with groin-vaulted
ceiling and centrepiece with honeysuckle decoration. Interiors much
remodelled; C20 plasterwork in C18 style.


Listing NGR: TM3991096467

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