- 27 Aug 2002
- Attleborough Hall, Wymondham Road, Attleborough, Breckland, Norfolk, NR17 2AJ
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TM 05 96 ATTLEBOROUGH WYMONDHAM ROAD
10/21 Attleborough Hall 21.7.51 G.V. II*
Country House, C16, altered in late C17. Timber frame encased in brick late C17 with plain tiled roofs. 2 storeys and dormer attic. Cross wing to east has central door below 6-vaned fanlight. Tripartite early C19 sash windows to ground floor, round headed mid C19 sash above door. One tripartite sash to south return below moulded brick string course with hood. Similar window to first floor, both with glazing bars. Hipped roof with gabled dormer containing casement with 'Gothick' glazing bars. Main range with 3 sash windows each floor under keyblocked arches, That to ground floor right converted to French window. Evidence of blocked windows. Small round-headed light in centre first floor above string course similar, but dislocated, from That of cross wing. 2 dormers as cross wing. Hipped roof with polygonal ridge stack and subsidiary stack to right. West return similar but with random C19 cross casements. External stack to north, partly obscured by C18 1 storeyed hipped extension. Interior mostly late C.17. Sitting room with panelled dado and deep moulded coving, drawing room contains fireplace of c.1830 and fielded panelling. 4 C16 bridging beams exposed in kitchen. Open well staircase through 3 storeys : moulded string and handrail on turned balusters with square newels. Upper bedroom with 2 walls of moulded panelling painted to initate marble, extending over fireplace and enclosing Arcadian painting as an overmantel. Heavy modillion cornice to room. 2 further bedrooms with panelling on first floor.
Listing NGR: TM0504896273
Copyright IoE Mr David R. Wickham. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Wickham, David R.
Rights Holder: Wickham, David R.
Brick, Tile, Timber, Medieval Counting House, Tudor Domestic, Elizabethan House, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed Building