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Narford Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Narford, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6923 / 52°41'32"N

Longitude: 0.6126 / 0°36'45"E

OS Eastings: 576662

OS Northings: 313717

OS Grid: TF766137

Mapcode National: GBR Q7F.CNV

Mapcode Global: WHKQN.CLYC

Entry Name: Narford Hall

Listing Date: 9 July 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342564

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220919

Location: Narford, Breckland, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Narford

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Narborough All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


3/16 Narford Hall


Mansion. Built by Andrew Fountaine of Salle, Norfolk (1632-1706) from 1690 to c,17o4. Greatly enlarged
from c. 1830 under the direction of Andrew Fountaine. Carstone with ashlar
dressings and slate roofs. Original block to south west. Mainly 2 storeys
with attics. 7-bay facade to original block of sash windows with glazing bars
(presumably C18 replacements) surrounded by stone eared architraves.
Pedimented, slightly advanced and ashlar faced central 3 bays. Former
entrance aedicule consists of open-topped segmental pediment on a pair of
columns with carved capitals. Fanlight with radiating glazing bars within.
Rusticated quoins, plain platband, modillion cornices and balustraded parapet.
Hipped roof with 4 dormer windows beneath segmental pediments. Andrew Fountaines
enlargements include a stone tower porch with cupola to north east side of
original block and extensive additions reflecting the style of the original
block. Interior. Cycle of paintings by Antonio Pellegrini; staircase dated
1704 with twisted balusters; various early C18 plaster ceilings and fire-
places. Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, vol. III, 1981, pp.161-
162. Minimal description due to lack of access to land.

Listing NGR: TF7666213717

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