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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1050714



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Morley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 226528

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9/64 Morley Old Hall

2.10.51 I

House. Circa 1600. Brick in English bond with plaintiled roofs. U plan. 2 storeys with 2 storeys of attics. 4 bays of brick ovolo-moulded mullioned and transomed windows considerably renewed with ogee-moulded pediments above. 2 fine dormers with crow-stepped gables, 3-light mullioned and transomed windows with pediments and single oculi above, also with pediments. Moulded brick cornice and crow-stepped main gables. Large external stack to rear with 2 polygonal shafts. External stack to south side with garderobe projection adjoined and 2 polygonal shafts. Original 6-ramp stair with solid hardwood treads. Interesting roof structure with principal rafters connected to the tie beams by elbowed wall-posts because attic floor is well beneath level of wall-plate, Moated site (E. Mercer, English Vernacular Houses, 1975, p,19o, pl 65).

Listing NGR: TM0558398388

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Mercer, E, English Vernacular Houses, (1975), 190

National Grid Reference: TM 05583 98388


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