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Old Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Forncett, Norfolk

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1373219

English Heritage Legacy ID: 225383

Location: Forncett, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR16

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Forncett

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

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Listing Text

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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