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Latitude: 52.503 / 52°30'10"N
Longitude: 1.1906 / 1°11'26"E
OS Eastings: 616644
OS Northings: 294238
OS Grid: TM166942
Mapcode National: GBR VHV.1TK
Mapcode Global: VHL8P.LC82
Entry Name: Old Hall Farmhouse
Listing Date: 26 June 1981
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1373219
English Heritage Legacy ID: 225383
Location: Forncett, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR16
District: South Norfolk
Civil Parish: Forncett
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
5321 FORNCETT LOW ROAD
Forncett St Mary
Old Hall Farmhouse
TM 19 SE 8/8B
Late C16 plastered timber-frame house to east with early C17 painted brick
wing on south-west forming L-shaped plan. Steep black glazed pantile roof
with gabled ends, south gable with parapet and internal brick stack with
lozenge-shaped flues. East gable with external brick chimney stack. Two
storeys and attic (attic window in gable end). Garden front with large 3-light
sashes, some with glazing bars, and good late C18 doorcase with fluted pilasters,
fluted frieze and dentilled cornice, traceried rectangular fanlight and panelled
One storey-and-attic outbuilding on east end, plastered timber-frame, pantile
roof, probably C17/18.
Interior: south-west wing has 2 early C17 moulded plaster ceilings, the
first floor ceiling has frieze with vine motif. Also in south-west wing
a good C17 staircase with turned balusters and massive turned newels.
The west side facing road was faced in brick in late C19, and there is a
modern brick extension on north side.
Listing NGR: TM1664494238
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