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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: 1077283



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

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hilborough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Jul-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 220959

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2/12 Hilborough Hall 9.7.51 II* House. 1779 and later. Gault brick with some stone dressings and slate roofs. Main block nearly square in plan with lower extensions to side and rear. 3 storeys with cellar. Entrance facade of 5 bays of sash windows with glazing bars beneath skewback arches. Top storey windows smaller. 3 centre bays slightly advanced and pedimented. Rusticated ground floor quoins and stone platbands. Semicircular headed front doorway with rusticated surround and fanlight. 2-leaf panelled door. Flanked by narrow sash windows. Balustraded windows above (Holkham fashion) and a straight hood mould above the wider central window. Cornices of prominent dentils. East facade of 3 bays. Later rectangular bay to centre. Balustraded first floor window. Rear facade of 4 bays with central 2 bays slightly advanced. Replacement sash windows without glazing bars to ground floor. Balustraded first floor windows. Hipped roofs. Single storeyed C20 extension to rear in sympathetic style. 2-storeyed services to west. Interior. Fine Adam plasterwork and fireplaces. Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, vol.III, 129-30.

Listing NGR: TF8276700304

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Kenworthy Browne, J, Reid, P, Sayer, M, Watkin, D, 'Burkes and Savills Guide to Country Houses' in East Anglia, , Vol. 3, (1981), 129-130

National Grid Reference: TF 82767 00304


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