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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: 1050905



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

County: Norfolk

District: Broadland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Old Catton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Feb-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 228100

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6/9 Catton Hall.


Country House, c1780 with later alterations and additions. Rendered and colourwashed with slate roofs. 'U'-shaped plan, 5 storeys. The interior of the U filled by 1½ storey C19 library wing to north and extended with C19 range to west. 2 semi- circular bays to the south. Extending south from the western corner, C19 Palladian style orangery, now without cupola. Earlier core facade to south, a.b.c.b.a., with 3 windows in the bays, which have late C19 cast iron balconies. 3 central windows with shallow projecting central section. Later west wing 2 windows. C20 loggia connects to orangery. Sash windows with moulded stucco architraves. Orangery of cast iron and glass on brick and stone plinth with brick walls to north and west. Cruciform in plan with pedimented gables. East section divided into 3 by slender columns with capitals. Glazing bars from semi- circular heads. Library wing on north elevation has projecting centre section of 3 storey height sash windows, flanked by side sections each with glazed doors with oculus above. Stucco pilasters at the angles. Heavy plain cornice and parapet. North projecting wings have sash windows, those to the west with glazing bars. Roofs hipped with timber cornice and paired brackets. 8 stucco chimney stacks with wide cornice and varied numbers of gault clay pots. Attached western lean-to, hipped gault brick blocks and single storey additions not of special interest. Recent single storey day room extension to east. Hall has good C18 staircase, Decorated panelling with frieze and seg- mental archway supported on fluted Ionic columns. Ground floor rooms have Decorated plaster cornices. Good C18 fire surround in former library. Former dining room has good carved timber fire surround. Edwardian detail on first floor landing. Humphry Repton landscaped the park in 1788 said to be his first commission.

Listing NGR: TG2301112123

Selected Sources

Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 29 Norfolk,

National Grid Reference: TG 23011 12123


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