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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: 1077349



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

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bylaugh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1982

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 220713

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3/7 Bylaugh Hall 15.4.82.


Ruinous country house. 1850-52. Charles Barry, junior, and R.Banks for trustees of Sir John Lombe. Ashlar faced brick,now roofless. Elizabethan Prodigy House style. 2 storeys with basement and attics. Extra storey to centre bay. Entrance facade of 7 bays of ovolo-moulded stone mullion and transom windows. 3-light to centre bay and 2-light to other bays. Bay divisions accentuated by boldly projecting semi-rusticated pilasters topped with obelisks. Rusticated basement storey with 2-light plain chamfered mullion windows. Former strapwork parapet around basement well. 5 out of 6 dormers survive with segmental pediments and 2-light ovolo-moulded mullion windows. Elaborately decorated central single storey porch consisting of angle pilasters with diamond rustication and bas relief carvings; 3-centred entrance arch with deeply carved arms above; pierced parapet with obelisks and heraldic beasts. Horizontal divisions employ at each level a full entablature with a cartouche to each section of frieze. Twin pilasters flank main corners and taller centre bay and rise to form turrets. Garden facade, largely obscured by ivy, consists of a taller centre bay flanked by 2-storey rectangular bays. West facade is of 5 bays, the centre 3 bays slightly recessed.

Listing NGR: TG0353618751

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National Grid Reference: TG 03536 18751


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