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Rackheath Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Rackheath, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6633 / 52°39'47"N

Longitude: 1.3611 / 1°21'39"E

OS Eastings: 627382

OS Northings: 312590

OS Grid: TG273125

Mapcode National: GBR WHG.2XL

Mapcode Global: WHMTG.WB92

Entry Name: Rackheath Hall

Listing Date: 16 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372979

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228196

Location: Rackheath, Broadland, Norfolk, NR13

County: Norfolk

District: Broadland

Civil Parish: Rackheath

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Rackheath Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 21 SE RACKHEATH RACKHEATH PARK

6/63 Rackheath Hall.

G.V. II

Country house, built 1852-4 for Humphrey Stracey. Red brick, rendered and
ashlared. Ground floor ashlared and vermiculated. Roofs slated (roof of
main block not visible behind parapet). Three storeys and cellar. 9 x 6
bays : Western facade of nine bays, centre bay advanced with giant Ionic corner
pilasters. Central portico with Tuscan columns and frieze; balustrade at
first floor level. Sash windows with glazing bars. First and second floor
windows have rendered surrounds; first floor windows have flat canopies on
console brackets. Plat band at first floor cill level. Massive corner
pilasters with giant Ionic columns. Moulded cornice with rope-work frieze.
Parapet panelled and pierced, with stone balusters. Stone urns at parapet
corners. North front of six bays with central three bay Tuscan porte-cochere.
Off-centre entrance with bolection moulded architrave and cornice, ornate
rectangular fanlight and C20 door. Massive full-height pilaster on left-hand
side of door. Detailing and surface treatment all as west facade. Symmetrical
south facade of nine bays with central three-bay bow, segmental in plan.
Giant Ionic pilasters on rusticated and vermiculated ground floor. Sash windows
extending to ground level in outer bays; centre three sashes without glazing
bars. Tall first floor sashes with glazing bars and elaborately-moulded
architraves, apron panels and pediments on console brackets. Parapet with
some urns surviving. To the east a lower service wing and conservatory with
some C20 fenestration.


Listing NGR: TG2738212590

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